Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo
Issued 10:30 AM PDT 16 August 2018
Today Tonight and Friday.
Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots becoming light this afternoon then becoming southeast 5 to 15 after midnight except northwest 15 to 20 near Vancouver Island. Wind becoming light Friday morning then becoming southeast 5 to 15 Friday evening.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
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Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 10:30 AM PDT 16 August 2018 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
By 5:00 p.m. PDT today weakening ridge located on a line north-south
over Haida Gwaii.
At 5:00 p.m. PDT today approaching low 1016 mb located west
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:24 AM PDT 16 August 2018 A ridge of high pressure along a north to south line lies
Over Northeastern Bowie. Moderate to strong northwesterlies will
prevail over most BC waters with marginal gales expected off the
northwestern coast of Vancouver Island and through Johnstone Strait.
The ridge will weaken this afternoon as it shifts eastward towards
Haida Gwaii. Meanwhile, a weak low pressure system will reach
Northwestern Bowie on Friday morning.
Marginal gales are also expected for eastern and central
Sections of Juan de Fuca Strait later this afternoon and tonight.
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