Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 19 August 2018

Today Tonight and Monday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind light except northwest 10 to 15 knots near Vancouver Island. Wind becoming northwest 10 to 15 early this morning then increasing to northwest 15 to 20 late this morning. Wind diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 early this evening then increasing to northwest 15 to 25 Monday morning. Wind diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 19 August 2018
Tuesday Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 19 August 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 4:00 AM PDT 19 August 2018 Today Tonight and Monday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over Bowie.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
interior.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:41 AM PDT 19 August 2018 A ridge of high pressure running north to south over Bowie will
continue to generate a northwesterly flow for most waters.

Marginal northwesterly gales will prevail over the Southern Hecate
Strait southward to west of Vancouver Island and ease to strong
Monday morning.

Strong to gale force northwesterly winds are expected to redevelop in
Johnstone Strait this afternoon then ease tonight.

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