Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 20 June 2018

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to variable 5 to 15 knots near midnight except southwest 25 near Qualicum Beach. Wind becoming southeast 10 to 20 early Thursday morning then becoming southeast 15 to 25 late Thursday morning. Wind becoming southeast 10 to 20 Thursday evening.

Chance of showers today.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 20 June 2018
Friday Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest 10 to 20 late in the day.
Saturday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots becoming southeast 5 to 15 late in the day.
Sunday Wind light increasing to northwest 15 to 25 knots.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 20 June 2018

'Strong' winds of 20 to 33 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 20 June 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today ridge located over western Bowie.
By 10:30 a.m. PDT Thursday building ridge located from the North
Coast to Explorer.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today trough located on a line northwest-southeast
over Haida Gwaii.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Thursday dissipating trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over Haida Gwaii.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Thursday approaching trough located west of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:06 AM PDT 20 June 2018 Gale force westerlies will develop through Juan de Fuca Strait early
this evening and ease early Thursday morning then redevelop late
Thursday afternoon.

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