Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 25 August 2016

Today Tonight and Friday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 15 to 20 late this afternoon then diminishing to northwest 5 to 15 after midnight. Wind becoming light Friday morning then increasing to northwest 15 to 25 Friday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 25 August 2016
Saturday Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots diminishing to light in the morning then becoming southeast 10 to 15 late in the day.
Sunday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots.
Monday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 25 August 2016

'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 10:30 AM PDT 25 August 2016 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located west of
the offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:13 AM PDT 25 August 2016 A ridge of high pressure will remain nearly stationary west of the
offshore waters today through Friday. Strong to gale force
northwesterly winds will prevail mostly over central and northern
waters.

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