Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 19 August 2018

Tonight and Monday.

Wind light except northwest 10 to 15 knots over southern sections. Wind becoming northwest 5 to 15 this evening then becoming northwest 10 to 20 after midnight. Wind becoming northwest 5 to 15 near noon Monday except northwest 15 to 20 over southern sections Monday afternoon.

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

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 19 August 2018
Tuesday Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 19 August 2018 Tonight and Monday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over Bowie.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today building ridge located over northern BC
interior.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:48 PM PDT 19 August 2018 A ridge of high pressure running north to south over Bowie will
continue to generate a northwesterly flow for most waters.

Marginal northwesterly gales will prevail over the Southern Hecate
Strait southward to west of Vancouver Island and ease to strong
Monday morning.

Strong to gale force northwesterly winds are expected to redevelop in
Johnstone Strait this afternoon then ease tonight.

A ridge of high pressure is forecast to build into the Southern BC
Interior tonight and generate strong outflow winds through inlets
along the inner-South Coast.

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