Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 24 June 2017

Tonight and Sunday.

Wind light becoming northwest 10 to 15 knots after midnight then diminishing to light near noon Sunday. Wind increasing to northwest 15 to 20 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 24 June 2017
Monday Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 15 to 20 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light.
Wednesday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light.

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Ice Conditions

There is no ice forecast issued for this area.


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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 24 June 2017 Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary ridge located over Haida
Gwaii to Explorer.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight trough located on a line north-south over
Vancouver Island.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Sunday departing trough located over BC interior.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT Sunday approaching high located over the offshore

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:26 PM PDT 24 June 2017 On Sunday afternoon, a high pressure centre offshore will start to
move towards the coast. Northwest winds will begin increasing as the
high approaches. Northwest gales are forecast to develop Sunday
evening through Johnstone Strait and off West Vancouver Island.

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