Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 23 May 2016

Tonight and Tuesday

Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest 5 to 15 late overnight then becoming light near noon Tuesday. Wind becoming southeast 5 to 15 early Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 23 May 2016
Wednesday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 5 to 15 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light late in the day.
Friday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light late in the day.

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Ice Conditions

There is no ice forecast issued for this area.


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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 23 May 2016 Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary ridge located west of
the offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:17 PM PDT 23 May 2016 A ridge of high pressure centred over the Gulf of Alaska will remain
quasi-stationary tonight.

Moderate to strong northwesterlies will prevail over most marine
waters tonight and Tuesday. Winds through Johnstone Strait and off
the west coast of Vancouver Island will rise to gale force late
Tuesday as the ridge strengthens slightly.

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