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Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 18 June 2019

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots diminishing to northwest 5 to 15 late this morning then increasing to northwest 15 to 20 early this evening. Wind increasing to northwest 20 to 30 near midnight then diminishing to northwest 15 Wednesday morning. Wind increasing to northwest 20 Wednesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 18 June 2019
Thursday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.
Friday Wind light.
Saturday Wind light.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 18 June 2019

'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 4:00 AM PDT 18 June 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Central Coast.

By 4:00 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary trough located over BC
interior.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:31 AM PDT 18 June 2019 A ridge will remain quasi-stationary over the BC Central Coast while
a trough remains over the B.C. Interior.

Strong westerly inflow winds through central and eastern Juan de
Fuca Strait will rise to gale force again late this afternoon then
ease to strong overnight.

Gale force northwesterlies will develop through Johnstone Strait and
off the west coast of Vancouver Island near noon.

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