Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo
Issued 04:00 PM PDT 03 August 2015
Tonight and Tuesday
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 20 to 25 early this evening and to northwest 30 late this evening. Wind diminishing to northwest 20 late overnight then becoming northwest 15 to 20 Tuesday morning. Wind diminishing to northwesterly 5 to 15 early Tuesday afternoon then increasing to northwest 15 to 20 Tuesday evening.
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Warnings (In effect)
Strait of Georgia - south of NanaimoIssued 4:00 PM PDT 03 August 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 4:00 PM PDT 3 August 2015 Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located west of the
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:45 PM PDT 3 August 2015 A ridge of high pressure well offshore will give strong to gale force
northwesterlies off Vancouver Island and through Johnstone Strait
this afternoon and evening. Strong to gale force westerlies are also
expected through Juan de Fuca Strait this afternoon and evening.
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