Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo
Issued 10:30 AM PDT 28 October 2016
Today Tonight and Saturday
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots becoming southeast 15 early this afternoon then becoming variable 5 to 15 early this evening. Wind becoming northwest 5 to 15 after midnight then becoming light early Saturday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 15 to 25 near noon Saturday.
Showers ending this afternoon. Rain beginning Saturday morning.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Strait of Georgia - north of NanaimoIssued 10:30 AM PDT 28 October 2016
'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 10:30 AM PDT 28 October 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today trough located on a line northwest-southeast
over southern Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today dissipating trough located from Bowie to
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:30 AM PDT 28 October 2016 A trough of low pressure lies over the offshore waters. A small low
will travel up the east side of the trough along West Vancouver
Island. A brief period of southeasterly gales are expected around
Northwest Vancouver Island today then easing this evening.
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