Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo
Issued 10:30 AM PDT 14 August 2018
Today Tonight and Wednesday.
Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 15 to 20 near midnight then diminishing to northwest 5 to 15 early Wednesday morning. Wind becoming light near noon Wednesday.
Smoke. Visibility as low as 1 mile in smoke.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 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 StatementIssued 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
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
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