Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo
Issued 09:30 PM PDT 21 July 2017
Tonight and Saturday.
Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 15 to 20 late this evening then diminishing to southeast 5 to 15 late Saturday afternoon. Wind becoming northwest 10 Saturday evening.
Periods of rain ending Saturday morning.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 9:30 PM PDT 21 July 2017 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over the Lower Mainland.
At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight frontal system located on a line
northwest-southeast over Hecate Strait.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Saturday weakening frontal system located on a
line northwest-southeast over Cape Scott.
At 4:00 p.m. PDT Saturday building ridge located from Explorer to
Queen Charlotte Sound.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:46 AM PDT 22 July 2017 A north-south frontal system over Cape Scott this morning will move
over the mainland coast later this morning. Southeast gales ahead of
the front will shift to moderate to strong southwest in the wake of
A ridge of high pressure will build over Queen Charlotte Sound
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