Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo


Marine Forecast

Issued 07:15 AM PDT 20 July 2017

Today Tonight and Friday.

Wind light except southeast 10 to 15 knots near the mainland coast this morning. Wind becoming southeast 5 to 15 late overnight then becoming light Friday evening.

A few showers ending this evening. Risk of thunderstorms this morning. Chance of showers Friday morning and afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 20 July 2017
Saturday Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest 5 to 15 in the morning.
Sunday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.

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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 20 July 2017 Today Tonight and Friday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over central Queen Charlotte Sound.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today frontal system located on a line north-south
over the central Gulf of Alaska.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Friday frontal system located on a line
northwest-southeast over central Queen Charlotte Sound.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:55 AM PDT 20 July 2017 A frontal system over the Gulf of Alaska will move eastward and lie
through Queen Charlotte Sound on Friday afternoon. The front will
bring strong southeasterlies to the offshore waters this morning and
then spread to Haida Gwaii this evening. Gale force southeast
associated with the front will develop on Friday over waters near
Haida Gwaii and extend southeastward towards the west side of
Vancouver Island.

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