Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 06:19 AM PDT 26 June 2017

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind northwest 15 knots except southeast 10 near Vancouver early this morning. Wind increasing to northwest 20 to 25 late this afternoon then diminishing to northwest 15 late overnight. Wind diminishing to light Tuesday morning.

Chance of showers this morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 26 June 2017
Wednesday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light.
Friday Wind light becoming southeast 10 to 15 knots.

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Warnings

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Strong wind warning in effect

Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

Issued 06:19 AM PDT 26 June 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 4:00 AM PDT 26 June 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today trough located over BC interior.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today departing trough located over eastern
BC interior.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today building ridge located over the offshore
waters.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday ridge located on a line north-south
over Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:45 AM PDT 26 June 2017 A trough of low pressure over the BC Interior will move eastward
today while a ridge of high pressure builds over the offshore waters.

Gale force northwest winds off Central Vancouver Island will
Prevail through Tuesday. Gale force westerlies over Juan de Fuca
strait and Johnstone Strait will ease this morning and redevelop
This afternoon. Elsewhere, northwest winds will increase today as
The ridge builds.

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