Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 17 January 2018

Tonight and Thursday.

Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots tonight and Thursday.

Periods of rain with a risk of thunderstorms.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 17 January 2018
Friday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots.
Saturday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots.
Sunday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots diminishing to southeast 10 to 20.

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Gale warning ended

Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

Issued 9:30 PM PST 17 January 2018
Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PST 17 January 2018 Tonight and Thursday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight low 964 mb located over northwestern
Explorer.
By 10:00 a.m. PST Thursday quasi-stationary low 972 mb located
100 miles southwest of Cape St. James.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:14 PM PST 17 January 2018 A strong low pressure system over the central offshore waters will
move to lie near 100 miles southwest of Cape St James by Thursday
morning and remain stationary. Gale to storm force southeasterlies
ahead of the low will continue tonight across most waters and ease
To strong to gale force near noon Thursday. South of the low, storm
to hurricane force southwesterlies over Southern Explorer will ease
to gale force Thursday afternoon.

In the wake of the low, the winds over Bowie will shift to strong to
gale force northerlies on Thursday.

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