Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 27 May 2018

Today Tonight and Monday.

Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots increasing to easterly 15 to 20 this evening then diminishing to southeast 5 to 15 overnight. Wind becoming light Monday morning then increasing to northwest 15 to 20 Monday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 27 May 2018
Tuesday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots.

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Ice Conditions

There is no ice forecast issued for this area.


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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 27 May 2018 Today Tonight and Monday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over central Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today weakening cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Central Coast.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today low located west of Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today low located near Sandspit.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Monday building ridge located off Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:59 AM PDT 27 May 2018 A ridge of high pressure lies stationary over Central Vancouver
Island. A front over the Central Coast will weaken today. A low
pressure centre will move northeast towards Haida Gwaii this

Strong to gale force southerlies over central and northern waters
will veer into strong westerlies in the wake of the low this evening.

On Monday, a ridge will build over the offshore waters resulting in
gale force northwesterly winds off the west coast of Vancouver

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