Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 28 May 2017

Today Tonight and Monday.

Wind light becoming northwest 5 to 10 knots early this afternoon then increasing to northwest 10 to 20 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 28 May 2017
Tuesday Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind southeast 10 knots.
Thursday Wind southeast 10 knots becoming light late in the day.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 28 May 2017 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located over
Explorer.

At 2:00 p.m. PDT today quasi-stationary trough located over BC
interior.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:21 AM PDT 28 May 2017 A ridge of high pressure will remain over offshore waters and a
trough will develop over the BC Interior this afternoon as a
Response to strong solar heating. The contrasts of temperature and
pressure will give rise to strong westerly winds through Juan de
Fuca Strait tonight rising to strong to marginal gale late Monday.

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