Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 30 June 2015

Tonight and Wednesday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 20 to 30 early this evening then diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 early Wednesday morning. Wind diminishing to northwest 5 to 15 near noon Wednesday then increasing to northwest 20 to 25 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 30 June 2015
Thursday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 30 June 2015

'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 30 June 2015 Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Haida Gwaii.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday approaching low located west of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:38 PM PDT 30 June 2015 A ridge of high pressure offshore will continue to generate
widespread strong northwest winds over most marine regions tonight.
Strong to gale force northwest winds are expected west of Vancouver
Island and through Johnstone Strait tonight. Winds will rise to
strong to gale force westerly through Juan de Fuca Strait late this
afternoon.

An approaching low well offshore will spread southerly gales to Bowie
Wednesday afternoon.

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