Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 29 June 2015

Tonight and Tuesday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots diminishing to light early Tuesday morning then increasing to northwest 10 to 20 near noon Tuesday. Wind increasing to northwest 20 to 30 early Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 29 June 2015
Wednesday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

Issued 10:15 PM PDT 29 June 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 29 June 2015 Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:23 PM PDT 29 June 2015 A strong ridge of high pressure building across the offshore waters
will be the dominant weather pattern tonight. Widespread moderate to
strong northwest winds will continue across most marine regions. Gale
force westerlies through Juan de Fuca Strait will ease to strong
winds late tonight. Strong to gale force northwesterlies are expected
to develop this evening west of Vancouver Island.

The ridge will continue to generate widespread strong northwest winds
Tuesday for most marine regions. Gales will persist west of Vancouver
Island and spread to Southern Explorer. Strong west to northwest
winds through Juan de Fuca Strait and Johnstone Strait will increase
to gales in the afternoon.

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