Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 25 June 2017

Today Tonight and Monday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light late this afternoon except southeast 15 south of Tsawwassen overnight. Wind becoming northwest 15 early Monday morning then increasing to northwest 20 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 25 June 2017
Tuesday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light in the morning then increasing to northwest 10 to 20 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light.
Thursday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 25 June 2017

'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 25 June 2017 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today trough located off Washington State.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today departing trough located over BC interior.

At 5:00 p.m. PDT today building ridge located over the offshore
waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:21 AM PDT 25 June 2017 A trough of low pressure along the coast of Washington state this
morning will shift inland this evening while a ridge of high pressure
offshore slowly builds towards the North Coast.

Light winds through Juan de Fuca Strait will shift to strong to gale
force westerlies this evening as the trough moves inland. Elsewhere,
moderate to strong northwest winds will gradually increase today and
tonight as the ridge builds. Gale force northwest winds are imminent
off Central Vancouver Island and are forecast to develop through
Johnstone Strait early this evening.

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