Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 06 July 2015

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Wind southwest 5 to 10 knots increasing to southeast 10 to 15 early this morning and to southeast 15 to 20 late overnight. Wind diminishing to southeast 10 to 15 near noon Tuesday.

Smoke dissipating near noon. Visibility as low as 1 mile in smoke.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 06 July 2015
Wednesday Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots.

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Warnings

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 6 July 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located off Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:55 AM PDT 6 July 2015 A ridge of high pressure remaining well offshore will give strong to
gale force northwesterlies around the southern half of Haida Gwaii
today. Winds will ease tonight and Tuesday.

Inflow conditions are bringing strong westerlies in through Juan de
Fuca Strait today with marginal westerly gales to 35 knots developing
this evening.

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