Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 16 July 2018

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 15 to 20 early this evening and to northwest 20 to 25 late this evening. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 late overnight and to northwest 5 to 15 early Tuesday morning. Wind becoming light near noon Tuesday then increasing to northwest 10 to 20 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 16 July 2018
Wednesday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots.
Thursday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest 10 to 20 late in the day.
Friday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.

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Warnings

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Strong wind warning in effect

Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 16 July 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 16 July 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over northern Explorer.

At 5:00 p.m. PDT today approaching trough located west of the
offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:22 AM PDT 16 July 2018 A ridge of high pressure will remain nearly stationary along a
northeast to southwest line across Haida Gwaii. Moderate to strong
northwesterlies will continue to prevail south of the ridge with
local gales expected off the northwestern coast of Vancouver Island
and through Johnstone Strait.

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