Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 15 August 2018

Tonight and Thursday.

Wind light becoming northwest 10 to 15 knots late this evening then diminishing to light early Thursday afternoon. Wind increasing to northwest 15 to 20 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 15 August 2018
Friday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots.
Sunday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 15 August 2018 Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Bowie.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Thursday weakening ridge located on a line
north-south over Haida Gwaii.

At 5:00 p.m. PDT Thursday approaching low 1018 mb located west
of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:52 PM PDT 15 August 2018 A ridge of high along a northeast to southwest line lies over Bowie.
Moderate to strong northwesterlies will prevail over most BC waters
with marginal gales expected off the northwestern coast of Vancouver
Island and through Johnstone Strait.

On Thursday, the ridge will weaken as it shifts eastward towards
Haida Gwaii and a weak low pressure system reaches northwestern
Bowie on Friday evening.

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