Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 24 May 2018

Today Tonight and Friday.

Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots except northwest 15 over northern sections. Wind becoming light early this morning then becoming southeast 5 to 15 near noon. Wind becoming northwest 5 to 15 this evening. Wind northwest 5 to 15 Friday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 24 May 2018
Saturday Wind northwest 10 knots becoming light in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots.
Monday Wind light becoming northwest 10 knots late in the day.

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Ice Conditions

There is no ice forecast issued for this area.


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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 24 May 2018 Today Tonight and Friday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Haida Gwaii.

At 5:00 p.m. PDT today approaching trough located over western

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:54 AM PDT 24 May 2018 A ridge of high pressure over the Haida Gwaii is spreading strong
northwesterly winds off the west coast of Vancouver Island.
These winds will persist through today.

Over the inner coastal waters, strong inflow winds
Will continue this morning for Juan de Fuca Strait and gale force
inflow winds will redevelop this evening.

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