Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 26 April 2018

Today Tonight and Friday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast 5 to 15 Friday afternoon then increasing to southeast 15 to 25 Friday evening except southwest 25 to 30 near Qualicum Beach.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 26 April 2018
Saturday Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots.
Sunday Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots.
Monday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 26 April 2018

'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 26 April 2018 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Bowie.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over northern Vancouver Island.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary low located over southern
Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:21 AM PDT 26 April 2018 A ridge of high pressure offshore will intensify on Friday. Strong
To gale force northerly winds will prevail over the northern and
central waters Friday and Friday night.

Strong to gale force westerly winds will also develop through Juan
De fuca strait later Friday afternoon and evening.

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