Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo
Issued 09:30 PM PDT 30 March 2015
Tonight and Tuesday
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots diminishing to variable 5 to 15 late Tuesday morning then becoming northwest 10 to 15 early Tuesday evening.
Periods of rain changing to chance of showers overnight and Tuesday with risk of thunderstorms Tuesday afternoon and evening.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Strait of Georgia - north of NanaimoIssued 9:30 PM PDT 30 March 2015
'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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 9:30 PM PDT 30 March 2015 Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight low 999 mb located over the Gulf of Alaska.
By 11:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday low 1008 mb located off the Alaska
At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over southern Vancouver Island.
By 2:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday departing cold front located over the
At 8:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday trough located on a line north-south
By 8:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday departing trough located over the North
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:29 PM PDT 30 March 2015 A low over the Alaska Panhandle will bring strong to gale force
westerlies off Langara this evening. A cold front over Southern
Vancouver Island this evening will reach the Lower Mainland just
after midnight. Moderate southeast winds ahead of the front will
shift to strong northwest in its wake with westerly gales expected
through Juan de Fuca Strait tonight.
A trough of low pressure will approach the offshore waters Tuesday
morning and will reach the North Coast Tuesday evening. Behind the
trough, strong to gale force westerly winds will develop over the
northern offshore waters.
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