Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 02 August 2015

Today Tonight and Monday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to northwest 5 to 15 this afternoon then becoming light early this evening. Wind becoming northwest 10 to 15 near midnight except northwest 20 near Vancouver Island. Wind becoming northwest 5 to 15 early Monday morning then increasing to northwest 15 to 20 Monday afternoon. Wind increasing to northwest 25 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 02 August 2015
Tuesday Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots.
Wednesday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots.
Thursday Wind light.

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Warnings

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Strong wind warning in effect

Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 02 August 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 10:30 AM PDT 2 August 2015 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located west of
the offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:02 AM PDT 2 August 2015 A ridge of high pressure well offshore will give strong
To gale force northwesterlies off Vancouver Island and through
Johnstone Strait today and again late Monday. Strong to gale force
westerlies are also expected through Juan de Fuca Strait in the
evening.

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