Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 20 August 2018

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

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

Smoke forming early this morning. Visibility as low as 1 mile in smoke.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 20 August 2018
Wednesday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 20 August 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 4:00 AM PDT 20 August 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today ridge located over BC interior.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday weakening ridge located over BC interior.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over northern Vancouver Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:40 AM PDT 20 August 2018 A ridge over the BC Interior is giving strong outflow winds to the
mainland inlets of the south and central coasts this morning. The
ridge will weaken tonight.

Offshore, another ridge running north to south over Bowie is
generating a strong northwest flow from Haida Gwaii to west of
Vancouver Island. On Tuesday, this ridge will rotate to lie
Northeast to southwest over Northern Vancouver Island. Winds will
ease to moderate northwesterlies except moderate southwesterlies
Over Bowie and northern portions of the North Coast.

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