Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 18 December 2017

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 near noon and to light late this afternoon. Wind increasing to east 10 to 15 near midnight except northeast 20 to 25 south of Tsawwassen Tuesday morning. Wind becoming northwest 15 to 25 near noon Tuesday then diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 Tuesday evening.

Rain beginning early this evening and ending Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 18 December 2017
Wednesday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 15 to 25 late in the day.
Friday Wind north 10 to 15 knots veering to northeast 15 to 20.

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Warnings

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PST 18 December 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. PST today deepening low 1015 mb located at 43N 135W.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Tuesday low 1000 mb located over northern
Washington State.

At 10:30 a.m. PST today weakening low 1008 mb located north
of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today weakening low 1014 mb located over northern
Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:15 AM PST 18 December 2017 A low pressure centre will form southwest of the Explorer region
This afternoon and then move northeastward and deepen over Northern
Washington state Tuesday afternoon. Strong easterly winds will
develop ahead of the low tonight and shift to strong to local
Gale force westerlies in its wake.

A trough of low pressure extending northwards from the low will
strengthen during the day on Tuesday with gale force northerly
Winds developing over most offshore and outer coastal waters as well
as mainland inlets.

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