Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo
Issued 10:30 AM PDT 24 May 2017
Today Tonight and Thursday.
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest 10 to 20 early Thursday morning then diminishing to light Thursday afternoon. Wind becoming northwest 10 to 15 Thursday evening.
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Warnings (In effect)
Strait of Georgia - north of NanaimoIssued 10:30 AM PDT 24 May 2017
'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 24 May 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today ridge located 350 miles west of Haida Gwaii.
By 5:00 a.m. PDT Thursday quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over northwestern Bowie.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:16 AM PDT 24 May 2017 A strong ridge of high pressure well offshore this morning will move
slowly eastward today and will stall over Northwestern Bowie tonight.
Strong to gale to force northwesterly winds over the BC coastal
waters will ease to light to moderate over most inner South Coast
waters today but will remain strong to gale force through tonight
And Thursday off the west coast of Vancouver Island and over most
central and northern waters.
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