Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 30 June 2016

Tonight and Friday

Wind light becoming southeast 10 to 15 knots near midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 30 June 2016
Saturday Wind light becoming southeast 5 to 15 knots in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots becoming light.
Monday Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots.

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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 30 June 2016 Tonight and Friday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today weakening ridge located on a line north-south
over the North Coast.

At 5:00 p.m. PDT today low located west of Bowie.
By 5:00 a.m. PDT Friday low located over northern Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:48 PM PDT 30 June 2016 A ridge of high pressure over the North Coast will move slowly
eastward and weaken tonight. To the east of the ridge, westerly gales
prevail over Juan de Fuca Strait. Winds are expected to strengthen
to strong to marginal gale force in the late afternoon and evening.

A low pressure system will approach the offshore waters this
Tonight. Ahead of the system, gale force southeast winds will
Develop over northern and central waters by this evening.

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