Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

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Marine Forecast

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.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 21 July 2017
Sunday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 20 to 25 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 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 Statement

Issued 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
the front.

A ridge of high pressure will build over Queen Charlotte Sound
Saturday night.

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