Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 14 August 2018

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 15 to 20 this evening then diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 early Wednesday morning. Wind diminishing to light near noon Wednesday.

Smoke. Visibility as low as 1 mile in smoke.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 14 August 2018
Thursday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 14 August 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today weakening ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Queen Charlotte Sound.

At 10:30 p.m. PDT tonight building ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:26 AM PDT 14 August 2018 A ridge of high pressure over Queen Charlotte Sound will dissipate
this afternoon. Another ridge of high pressure will build over Bowie
this evening. This ridge will remain quasi-stationary through
Wednesday.

Moderate to strong northwesterlies will prevail over most BC waters
with marginal gales over west coast Vancouver Island. Marginal gale
force northwesterlies will also develop this afternoon through
Johnstone Strait.

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