Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 18 August 2018

Tonight and Sunday.

Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light near midnight except northwest 10 to 15 near Vancouver Island. Wind becoming northwest 10 to 15 early Sunday morning then increasing to northwest 15 to 20 late Sunday morning. Wind diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 18 August 2018
Monday Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 15 to 25 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 18 August 2018 Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:53 PM PDT 18 August 2018 A ridge of high pressure running north to south over Bowie will
continue to generate a northwesterly flow for much of the southern
and central waters for the foreseeable future.

Marginal northwesterly gale force winds will maintain themselves off
the west coast of Vancouver Island through the weekend.

Strong to gale force northwesterly winds are expected through
Johnstone Strait tonight and again tomorrow, picking up in the
afternoon.

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