Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo
Issued 04:00 AM PDT 17 August 2018
Today Tonight and Saturday.
Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots except northwest 15 to 20 near Vancouver Island. Wind becoming light late this morning then becoming southeast 5 to 15 early this evening. Wind becoming light near midnight then becoming northwest 10 to 15 overnight except northwest 15 to 20 near Vancouver Island overnight and Saturday morning.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 AM PDT 17 August 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
the North Coast.
By 8:00 a.m. PDT today weakening ridge located on a line north-south
over the Central Coast.
At 4:00 a.m. PDT today low 1016 mb located north of Bowie.
By 2:00 p.m. PDT today dissipating low 1020 mb located near the
At 11:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary high located over the
coast of the offshore waters.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:59 AM PDT 17 August 2018 A persistent area of high pressure southwest of Explorer will
continue to give a northwesterly flow for much of the southern
Marginal northwesterly gale force winds will maintain themselves
Off the west coast of Vancouver Island until Saturday afternoon.
After diminishing briefly during the afternoon, winds are expected
To return to marginal gales by Saturday night.
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