Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo


Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 24 October 2016

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind easterly 15 to 25 knots veering to southeast 20 to 30 late this afternoon then diminishing to southeast 15 to 20 Tuesday afternoon.


Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 24 October 2016
Wednesday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots.
Thursday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots.
Friday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots.

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Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 24 October 2016

'Strong' winds of 20 to 33 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 24 October 2016 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 7:30 p.m. PDT tonight low 973 mb located over western Explorer.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday low 990 mb located over southern Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:24 AM PDT 24 October 2016 A low tracking northward will lie over Southwestern Explorer
This afternoon and over Northern Explorer by Tuesday morning.

Winds will rise to gale to storm force east to southeast
Ahead of the low. Near the headlands of Vancouver Island
Winds will rise to hurricane force southeasterlies this evening
And ease to storm force southeasterlies overnight.

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