Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 04 July 2015

Today Tonight and Sunday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest 15 this morning then increasing to northwest 20 to 25 early this evening. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 after midnight and to light Sunday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 04 July 2015
Monday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 04 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 4:00 AM PDT 4 July 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Sunday ridge located west of Bowie.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Sunday trough located off Vancouver Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:27 AM PDT 4 July 2015 A ridge of high pressure will remain over offshore waters for the
next few days. Consequently, strong to gale force northwesterly winds
will persist west of Vancouver Island, over Southern Explorer, and
through Johnstone Strait. Gale force winds will develop over the
central waters this afternoon as the ridge strengthens.

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