Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 26 May 2016

Tonight and Friday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 near midnight and to northwest 10 to 15 early Friday morning. Wind diminishing to light near noon Friday then becoming southwest 10 to 15 Friday evening.

Chance of showers.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 26 May 2016
Saturday Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 late in the day.
Monday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 26 May 2016

'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 9:30 PM PDT 26 May 2016 Tonight and Friday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight ridge located west of the offshore waters.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Friday weakening ridge located on a line
north-south over Explorer.

At 5:00 p.m. PDT Friday approaching trough located west of the
offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:28 PM PDT 26 May 2016 A ridge of high pressure west of the offshore waters will remain
quasi-stationary tonight.

Moderate to strong northwesterlies or westerlies will prevail over
most marine waters tonight. Strong to gale force winds through
Johnstone and Juan de Fuca straits, and off the west coast of
Vancouver Island will continue tonight. Winds will ease on Friday
over most marine waters as the ridge of high pressure weakens.

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