Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 30 July 2016

Today Tonight and Sunday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind northwest 20 knots diminishing to northwest 15 near noon then increasing to northwest 25 this evening. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 early Sunday morning and to light late Sunday morning. Wind becoming southeast 5 to 15 Sunday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 30 July 2016
Monday Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest 10 to 15 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast 10 to 15 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind light.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 30 July 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 30 July 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
the offshore waters.
By 11:00 p.m. PDT tonight ridge located on a line north-south over
western Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:25 AM PDT 30 July 2016 An offshore ridge of high pressure will weaken tonight
And Sunday.

Strong to gale force northwesterly winds over Southern BC waters
Will ease to moderate to strong on Sunday.

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