Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 17 December 2017

Today Tonight and Monday.

Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots backing to northeast 15 to 20 early this evening except southeast 20 to 25 south of Tsawwassen. Wind diminishing to light near midnight except south 20 south of Tsawwassen. Wind becoming northwest 15 to 25 late overnight then diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 near noon Monday. Wind diminishing to light Monday afternoon.

Rain ending early Monday morning. Rain beginning Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 17 December 2017
Tuesday Wind east 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 15 to 25 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to 15.
Thursday Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 15 to 25 late in the day.

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Ice Conditions

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PST 17 December 2017 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:30 a.m. PST today frontal system located west of Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located over Explorer.

At 10:30 a.m. PST today low 995 mb located over the Gulf of Alaska.
By 9:30 p.m. PST tonight weakening low 1000 mb located over the
Gulf of Alaska.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:33 AM PST 17 December 2017 A low pressure system over the Gulf of Alaska will remain near the
place during the day and then weaken this evening. Marginal gale
force westerlies will prevail over Bowie and west coast Haida Gwaii.
The winds will become moderate to strong westerlies this evening as
the system weakens.

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