Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo
Issued 04:00 AM PDT 28 July 2017
Today Tonight and Saturday.
Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots becoming light this morning then becoming southeast 10 to 15 near noon Saturday. Wind diminishing to light Saturday evening.
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Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 AM PDT 28 July 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Queen Charlotte Sound.
By 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary ridge located over
At 4:00 p.m. PDT today low located off Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Saturday departing low located over northern Bowie.
At 4:00 p.m. PDT today cold front located over the offshore waters.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Saturday cold front located over Hecate Strait.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:50 AM PDT 28 July 2017 A ridge over Queen Charlotte Sound will shift southward over
Vancouver Island this afternoon as a low pressure system approaches
Bowie. The associated cold front will move onto the North Coast
Early Saturday and then stall and weaken across Northern Vancouver
Island in the afternoon. Meanwhile, the low pressure centre will
drift northward across Bowie.
West winds will approach gale force through Juan de Fuca Strait
Early this evening and again Saturday evening.
Farther north, southeast gales will spread from the offshore waters
onto northern and central waters tonight. In the wake of the
Front, strong to gale force southerlies will persist until the low
finally moves towards the panhandle Saturday night.
Pacific - South Coast Area
- Bowie - southern half
- Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island
- Explorer - northwestern half
- Explorer - southeastern half
- Haro Strait
- Hecate Strait - southern half
- Howe Sound
- Johnstone Strait
- Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait
- Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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