Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 20 August 2017

Today Tonight and Monday.

Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots diminishing to light near noon then becoming northwest 15 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 20 August 2017
Tuesday Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots becoming variable 5 to 15 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots becoming southeast 10 to 15.
Thursday Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots becoming variable 5 to 15.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 20 August 2017 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over northern Vancouver Island.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today departing frontal system located over the
North Coast.

At midnight PDT tonight frontal system located over the offshore
waters.
By 7:00 p.m. PDT Monday approaching cold front located west of
Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:25 AM PDT 20 August 2017 Over the South Coast, a ridge of high pressure will remain in a
northeast to southwest line over Vancouver Island. This will give
light to moderate winds to most regions except for strong westerlies
through Juan de Fuca Strait in the afternoons.

Over the North Coast, a frontal system will move inland near
Noon today. A second frontal system will approach offshore waters
tonight and the cold front will reach Haida Gwaii Monday evening.
Strong southeasterlies shift to strong southwesterlies in the wake
Of the first system. Strong to gale force southeasterlies will
redevelop ahead of the second system.

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