Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo


Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 27 June 2016

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light this afternoon then increasing to northwest 15 to 20 late this evening. Wind diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 late overnight and to light Tuesday morning. Wind increasing to northwest 15 to 20 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 27 June 2016
Wednesday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.
Friday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots.

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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 27 June 2016 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:21 AM PDT 27 June 2016 A ridge of high pressure will remain nearly stationary over Haida
Gwaii today and Tuesday. To the east of the ridge, moderate to strong
northwest winds will prevail. The strongest winds will tend to be in
the late afternoon and evening and will reach up to gale force 35
knots off the west coast of Vancouver Island and through Juan de
Fuca Strait and Johnstone Strait.

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