Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 18 July 2018

Tonight and Thursday.

Wind light increasing to northwest 15 to 20 knots near midnight then diminishing to variable 5 to 15 near noon Thursday. Wind becoming northwest 15 early Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 18 July 2018
Friday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots.
Sunday Wind light becoming northwest 10 knots late in the day.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 18 July 2018 Tonight and Thursday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight building ridge located west of the
offshore waters.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Thursday ridge located west of Bowie.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary trough located over
southern BC interior.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:05 PM PDT 18 July 2018 A centre of high pressure will remain nearly stationary west of the
offshore waters. Moderate to strong northwesterlies will continue to
prevail east of the centre of high pressure with local gales
Expected off the west coast of Vancouver Island.

A strong push of marine air through Juan de Fuca Strait is generating
westerly gales this evening. Winds are forecast to ease to moderate
to strong by Thursday morning then rise to strong to gale force again
late Thursday afternoon.

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