Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 31 July 2015

Tonight and Saturday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 20 to 30 near midnight then diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 Saturday morning. Wind diminishing to northwest 5 to 15 near noon Saturday then increasing to northwest 20 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 31 July 2015
Sunday Wind northwest 20 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast 5 to 15.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 31 July 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 9:30 PM PDT 31 July 2015 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:37 PM PDT 31 July 2015 A ridge of high pressure strengthening over Haida Gwaii
Will give northwest gales near Northern Vancouver Island
Tonight and Saturday and westerly gales through Juan de Fuca
Strait Saturday afternoon.

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