Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 31 July 2015

Today Tonight and Saturday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 15 to 25 early this evening then diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 Saturday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 31 July 2015
Sunday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast 5 to 15.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 31 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 10:30 AM PDT 31 July 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Queen Charlotte Sound.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today frontal system located over northern
Haida Gwaii.
By 8:00 p.m. PDT tonight weakening frontal system located over
the North Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:07 AM PDT 31 July 2015 A ridge of high pressure will strengthen along the Central Coast
today with a push through Johnstone Strait giving northwest gales
tonight and a similar rise to westerly gales in Juan de Fuca Strait
Saturday night. Marginal northwest gales will also develop off
Vancouver Island between the Brooks and Estevan Point late this
afternoon and again late Saturday.

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