Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 18 February 2018

Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots except northeast 25 to 35 south of Tsawwassen. Wind diminishing to light late this evening except northeast 25 to 35 south of Tsawwassen. Wind becoming easterly 5 to 15 early Monday morning except northeast 15 to 25 south of Tsawwassen. Wind becoming light near noon Monday.

Temperatures near plus 1.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 18 February 2018
Tuesday Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots becoming light in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind light.
Thursday Wind light.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

Issued 4:00 PM PST 18 February 2018

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PST 18 February 2018 Tonight and Monday At 4:00 p.m. PST today trough located from the North Coast to the
South Coast.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Monday weakening trough located from the North
Coast to the South Coast.

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

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:29 AM PST 18 February 2018 A low pressure system over Washington state this morning will depart
today while high pressure continues to build over the BC Interior.

Gale to storm force northerly winds are expected for many of the
central and southern waters. Gale force outflow winds will also be a
factor near mainland inlets. Outflow winds are likely to persist
until Monday.

With the prolonged northerly winds offshore, waves reaching 9 metres
are expected for offshore waters west of Vancouver Island.

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