Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 22 April 2018

Today Tonight and Monday.

Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 15 to 20 this evening then diminishing to northwest 5 to 15 late overnight. Wind becoming light Monday afternoon then becoming northwest 10 to 15 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 22 April 2018
Tuesday Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 15 knots.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 22 April 2018 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today building ridge located on a line north-south
over Cape Scott.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today frontal system located off Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Monday weakening frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:09 AM PDT 22 April 2018 A ridge of high pressure will continue to build over Cape Scott
today, with light to moderate northwesterlies prevailing east of the
ridge.

An approaching frontal system will track across Bowie tonight and
weaken over Haida Gwaii Monday afternoon. Gale force southerlies over
Bowie will spread to the west coast of Haida Gwaii today, and reach
Dixon Entrance East and Northern Hecate Strait this evening.
Additionally, winds will approach marginal storm force over Dixon
Entrance West this evening.

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