Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 24 May 2017

Tonight and Thursday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots diminishing to light near noon Thursday then becoming northwest 10 to 15 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 24 May 2017
Friday Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots.
Sunday Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots.

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Warnings

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Strong wind warning in effect

Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 24 May 2017

'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 24 May 2017 Tonight and Thursday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary high 1037 mb located at
48N 145W.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary ridge from high located
over northwestern Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:27 PM PDT 24 May 2017 A strong ridge of high pressure will remain stalled in a northeast
To southwest line just off Northwestern Bowie and will weaken
slightly on Thursday.

Strong to gale force northwesterly winds will continue tonight and
Thursday off the west coast of Vancouver Island and over most
Central and northern waters. The gale force winds will be less
widespread on Thursday as the ridge weakens.

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