Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 15 December 2017

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 15 to 25 late this afternoon then diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 late overnight. Wind diminishing to light Saturday morning then increasing to southeast 15 to 25 Saturday afternoon.

Showers ending this afternoon. Rain beginning Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 15 December 2017
Sunday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots becoming northwest 5 to 15 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots becoming light.
Tuesday Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest 10 to 15.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PST 15 December 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. PST today building ridge located over Explorer.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Saturday ridge located over BC interior.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today warm front located off Bowie.
By 10:00 a.m. PST Saturday warm front located on a line north-south
over Hecate Strait.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:50 AM PST 15 December 2017 A ridge of high pressure will build over the central offshore waters
today and shift to the BC Interior Saturday. Gale force northwest
winds will develop off the west coast of Vancouver Island today.

A warm front will approach the northern offshore waters late this
afternoon and move to lie over Hecate Strait by Saturday morning.
Ahead of the front winds will rise to gale force southerly over
northern and central waters. Winds will shift to gale force
southwesterly behind the front.

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