Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 25 April 2015

Tonight and Sunday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to southeast 10 to 15 knots this evening and to southeast 20 to 30 early Sunday morning.

A few showers beginning early Sunday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 25 April 2015
Monday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots.
Tuesday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots veering to southwest 15 to 25.
Wednesday Wind light.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 25 April 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 25 April 2015 Tonight and Sunday At 6:00 p.m. PDT tonight intensifying cold front located over the
western offshore waters.
By 7:00 a.m. PDT Sunday cold front located on a line north-south
over Haida Gwaii.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT Sunday weakening cold front located near Cape
Scott.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:49 PM PDT 25 April 2015 A low will pass west of offshore waters tonight and will deepen
To 977 MB as it moves into the Northern Gulf of Alaska. A leading
cold front will reach Haida Gwaii Sunday morning and Cape Scott
In the afternoon.

Ahead of the front, gale to storm force southeasterly winds will
develop tonight over BC coastal waters and will shift to strong
southwesterlies behind the front on Sunday.

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