Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 18 August 2017

Tonight and Saturday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 20 to 25 late this evening then diminishing to northwest 5 to 15 Saturday morning.

Chance of showers late this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 18 August 2017
Sunday Wind variable 5 to 10 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots becoming variable 5 to 15 late in the day.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 18 August 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 9:30 PM PDT 18 August 2017 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Cape Scott.

At 5:00 p.m. PDT Saturday approaching frontal system located over
the northern offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:23 PM PDT 18 August 2017 A ridge of high pressure in a northeast to southwest line will stall
over Cape Scott through late Saturday. Moderate to strong northwest
winds will prevail for most of the South Coast except gale force
westerlies through Juan de Fuca Strait tonight.

North of the ridge, moderate to strong westerly winds will prevail.

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