Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo
Issued 09:30 PM PDT 27 March 2015
Tonight and Saturday
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots veering to southwesterly 10 to 20 late this evening then to northwest 20 after midnight. Wind diminishing to light early Saturday morning then increasing to southeast 10 to 20 early Saturday afternoon. Wind increasing to southeast 20 to 30 late Saturday afternoon.
Rain ending near midnight. Rain beginning Saturday afternoon.
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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 27 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 27 March 2015 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight departing cold front located over the
At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight ridge located on a line north-south
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Saturday ridge located on a line north-south over
the South Coast.
At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight frontal system located off Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Saturday frontal system located on a line
north-south over Queen Charlotte Sound.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:13 PM PDT 27 March 2015 A cold front over the South Coast will exit the region tonight.
In its wake a ridge of high pressure will move across the outer
waters tonight and the South Coast Saturday afternoon. The next
frontal system will cross the offshore waters tonight and northern
waters on Saturday.
Ahead of the next frontal system, gale force southerlies will develop
over the offshore waters tonight and rise to gale to storm force on
Saturday as the winds spread to most northern and central waters.
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