Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 26 May 2016

Today Tonight and Friday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 near noon then increasing to northwest 15 to 25 this evening. Wind becoming northwest 15 Friday morning then diminishing to light near noon Friday. Wind becoming southeast 5 to 15 Friday evening.

Chance of showers late this afternoon tonight and Friday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 26 May 2016
Saturday Wind light increasing to southeast 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 late in the day.
Monday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 26 May 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 26 May 2016 Today Tonight and Friday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located west of the
offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:47 AM PDT 26 May 2016 A ridge of high pressure west of the offshore waters will remain
quasi-stationary today through Friday.

Moderate to strong northwesterlies or westerlies will prevail over
most marine waters today through Friday. Winds through Johnstone and
Juan de Fuca straits, and off the west coast of Vancouver Island will
rise to gale force this afternoon. Winds will ease on Friday as the
ridge of high pressure weakens.

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