Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo
Issued 10:30 AM PDT 03 June 2023
Today Tonight and Sunday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind light increasing to westerly 5 to 15 knots this evening and to northwest 15 to 25 after midnight. Wind increasing to northwest 25 to 35 Sunday evening.
Issued 04:00 AM PDT 03 June 2023
Monday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots becoming northwest 20 to 30 in the morning.
Tuesday Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots diminishing to light late in the day.
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Warnings (In effect)
Gale warning in effect
Strait of Georgia - south of NanaimoIssued 10:30 AM PDT 03 June 2023
'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 10:30 AM PDT 3 June 2023 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
By 10:30 a.m. PDT Sunday dissipating ridge located on a line
north-south over northern Vancouver Island.
At 10:30 a.m. PDT today low 1014 mb located over southern Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Sunday weakening low 1020 mb located over Sandspit.
At 4:00 p.m. PDT Sunday building ridge located west of the offshore
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:24 AM PDT 3 June 2023 A ridge of high pressure will strengthen west of Vancouver Island
today. Consequently, westerly gales will develop through Juan de
Fuca Strait late this afternoon and continue tonight. The winds will
ease slightly to strong westerlies early Sunday morning.
A broad ridge of high pressure will build over the Eastern Pacific on
Sunday. The ridge will generate gale force northwesterlies for the
southern waters beginning late in the day on Sunday. Regions include
Johnstone Strait, the Strait of Georgia and waters west of Vancouver
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