Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 21 November 2017

Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind east 15 to 20 knots veering to southeast 10 to 15 near midnight then increasing to southeast 15 to 25 early Wednesday morning.

Rain.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 21 November 2017
Thursday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots diminishing to southeast 10 to 15 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots.
Saturday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots.

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Ice Conditions

There is no ice forecast issued for this area.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PST 21 November 2017 Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located over Bowie to Queen
Charlotte Sound.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Wednesday dissipating frontal system located from
Haida Gwaii to BC interior.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located southwest of Explorer.
By 7:00 a.m. PST Wednesday frontal system located on a line
north-south over Haida Gwaii.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
interior.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:44 PM PST 21 November 2017 A frontal system extending from Southern Bowie to Queen Charlotte
Sound will move northwest into Haida Gwaii tonight before
dissipating. A second front will move up from southwest of Explorer
to lie over Haida Gwaii Wednesday morning. Storm force winds will
ease by this evening. Widespread southerly gale force winds will
continue through Wednesday.

A ridge of high pressure anchored over BC Interior combined with
incoming frontal systems will continue to produce easterly gale force
winds through the mainland inlets.

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