Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo
Issued 04:00 AM PDT 18 June 2021
Today Tonight and Saturday.
Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 near noon then increasing to northwest 15 to 20 late this evening. Wind becoming northwest 15 Saturday morning then increasing to northwest 15 to 20 Saturday evening.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
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Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 AM PDT 18 June 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over Explorer.
At 11:00 p.m. PDT tonight trough located on a line east-west
By 8:00 p.m. PDT Saturday weakening trough located on a line
east-west over Bowie.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:34 AM PDT 18 June 2021 Gale force westerlies will develop across Central and Eastern Juan de
Fuca Strait late this afternoon due to a combination of daytime
heating and a building ridge offshore.
Winds will ease to strong westerlies early Saturday morning then rise
to gale force westerlies late Saturday afternoon.
Pacific - South Coast Area
- Bowie - southern half
- Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island
- Explorer - northwestern half
- Explorer - southeastern half
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- Hecate Strait
- Howe Sound
- Johnstone Strait
- Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait
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