Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

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Marine Forecast

Issued 12:07 PM PDT 20 July 2017

Today Tonight and Friday.

Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light early this evening then increasing to southeast 10 to 15 early Friday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 15 to 20 late Friday morning.

A few showers ending this evening. Risk of thunderstorms early this afternoon. Periods of rain beginning Friday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 20 July 2017
Saturday Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest 5 to 15 in the morning.
Sunday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 20 July 2017 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
eastern Queen Charlotte Sound.
By 10:00 p.m. PDT tonight ridge located on a line north-south over
central Vancouver Island.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today frontal system located on a line north-south
over the central Gulf of Alaska.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Friday frontal system located on a line
northwest-southeast over central Queen Charlotte Sound.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:21 AM PDT 20 July 2017 A frontal system over the Gulf of Alaska will move eastward and lie
through Queen Charlotte Sound on Friday afternoon. The front will
bring strong southeasterlies to the northern offshore waters this
morning and then spread to Haida Gwaii this evening. Gale force
southeasterlies associated with the front will develop on Friday
Over waters near Haida Gwaii and extend southeastward towards the
west side of Vancouver Island.

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