Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 20 May 2019

Tonight and Tuesday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots diminishing to southerly 5 to 15 early this evening then becoming light late this evening. Wind increasing to northwest 10 to 20 early Tuesday morning then becoming northwest 15 to 25 Tuesday afternoon.

Showers ending early Tuesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 20 May 2019
Wednesday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light in the morning.
Thursday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots.
Friday Wind light increasing to northwest 10 to 20 knots.

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Warnings

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Strong wind warning in effect

Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 20 May 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 PM PDT 20 May 2019 Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today low located west of Explorer.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday low located off Oregon Coast.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today quasi-stationary trough located over BC
interior.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday quasi-stationary ridge located west of
the offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:46 PM PDT 20 May 2019 A frontal system west of Explorer this afternoon will approach the
Oregon coast tonight. In the wake of the system, strong to gale force
northerly winds will develop tonight over the southern half of Bowie.

A ridge of high pressure will build offshore on Tuesday. Strong to
gale force northwesterly winds will develop west of Vancouver Island
on Tuesday afternoon.

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