Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 17 August 2018

Tonight and Saturday.

Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots becoming light near midnight then becoming northwest 10 to 15 late overnight except northwest 15 to 20 near Vancouver Island overnight and Saturday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 17 August 2018
Sunday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 17 August 2018 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight building ridge located on a line
north-south over Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:17 PM PDT 17 August 2018 A ridge of high pressure building over Bowie tonight will give a
northwesterly flow for much of the southern waters.

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.

Strong to gale force northwesterly winds are expected through
Johnstone Strait tonight. The northwesterly winds will ease early
Saturday morning and then increase to strong to gale force Saturday
afternoon.

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