Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 24 June 2018

Today Tonight and Monday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 15 to 25 early this afternoon then diminishing to southeast 10 to 15 late this evening. Wind becoming southwest 10 to 20 late overnight then becoming southeast 5 to 15 Monday morning. Wind becoming light Monday evening.

Rain at times heavy tonight with a risk of thunderstorms. A few showers Monday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 24 June 2018
Tuesday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast 5 to 15.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 24 June 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 24 June 2018 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today cold front located on a line north-south
over Hecate Strait.
By midnight PDT tonight cold front located on a line north-south
over Vancouver.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today low 1005 mb located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Monday dissipating low located over northeastern
Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:49 AM PDT 24 June 2018 Strong to gale force westerly winds are expected to return to eastern
portions of Juan de Fuca Strait late this afternoon with the approach
of a cold front. Strong to gale force winds will persist through to
late Monday morning.

Winds are also expected to be gusty and shifting direction this
afternoon in the Southern Strait of Georgia with the approach of the
front. Strong northwesterlies on the mainland side will approach 25
knots early this evening before shifting to southerly and easing to
moderate late this evening.

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