Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 01 August 2015

Tonight and Sunday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 20 to 25 late this evening then diminishing to northwest 15 Sunday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 01 August 2015
Monday Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots becoming light in the morning then becoming southeast 10 to 15 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots.
Wednesday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots.

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Warnings

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Strong wind warning in effect

Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 01 August 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 9:30 PM PDT 1 August 2015 Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary ridge located west of
the offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:19 PM PDT 1 August 2015 A ridge of high pressure well offshore will give strong
To gale force northwesterlies off Vancouver Island and through
Johnstone Strait this weekend. Strong to gale force westerlies
Are also expected through Juan de Fuca Strait in the evening.

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