Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 23 July 2017

Today Tonight and Monday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind northwest 20 knots increasing to northwest 25 this evening then diminishing to northwest 15 Monday morning. Wind increasing to northwest 20 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 23 July 2017
Tuesday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast 10 to 15.
Thursday Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 23 July 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 23 July 2017 Tonight and Monday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today building ridge located over the offshore
waters.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Monday quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over Langara.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:34 PM PDT 23 July 2017 A ridge of high pressure will remain over the offshore waters
tonight. Ahead of the ridge, northwesterly gales over Johnstone
Strait and west coast Vancouver Island into Southern Explorer will
develop early this evening and diminish Monday morning.

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