Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 25 June 2017

Tonight and Monday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to northwest 15 knots this evening and to northwest 20 Monday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 25 June 2017
Tuesday Wind northwest 20 to 25 knots diminishing to light in the morning then becoming northwest 5 to 15 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light.
Thursday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 25 June 2017

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 25 June 2017 Tonight and Monday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today trough located over southern Vancouver
Island.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today departing trough located over BC interior.

At 5:00 p.m. PDT today building ridge located over the offshore
waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:47 PM PDT 25 June 2017 A trough of low pressure extending from Washington state to Southern
Vancouver Island this afternoon will shift inland this evening while
a ridge of high pressure builds over the offshore waters.

Light winds through Juan de Fuca Strait will shift to strong to gale
force westerlies this evening as the trough moves inland. Elsewhere,
northwest winds will increase tonight as the ridge builds. Marginal
gale force northwest winds have developed off Central Vancouver
Island and strong winds will rise to gale force through Johnstone
Strait early this evening.

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