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Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo


Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 27 November 2022

Today Tonight and Monday.

Wind west 15 knots becoming variable 5 to 15 near noon then becoming northwest 10 to 20 this evening. Wind becoming northwest 20 late overnight except northeast 10 to 20 near the mainland coast. Wind diminishing to northeast 10 to 15 Monday morning except northeasterly outflow 20 near the mouth of Howe Sound. Wind becoming northerly 5 to 15 near noon Monday except east 20 south of Tsawwassen Monday evening.

Scattered showers this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 27 November 2022
Tuesday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast 10 to 20 in the morning then increasing to southeast 25 to 35 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southeast 15 to 25.
Thursday Wind south 10 to 20 knots becoming variable 10 to 15.

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Warnings (Ended)

Gale warning ended

Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

Issued 10:30 AM PST 27 November 2022

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PST 27 November 2022 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:30 a.m. PST today trough located over the Central Coast
extending northwestward.
By 9:30 p.m. PST tonight departing trough located over the South
Coast extending northwestward.

At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight quasi-stationary ridge located over
BC interior.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:17 AM PST 27 November 2022 A trough of low pressure over the Central Coast will track southward
and maintain the northwesterly gales over the offshore waters today.
The trough will reach the South Coast and depart our region this

A quasi-stationary ridge of high pressure over the BC Interior will
generate marginal gale to gale force outflow winds through the
mainland inlets overnight.

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