Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo
Issued 09:30 PM PDT 18 October 2017
Tonight and Thursday.
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots backing to southeast 15 to 25 late overnight then veering to southwest 15 to 20 near noon Thursday. Wind diminishing to southeast 5 to 15 Thursday evening.
Rain at times heavy changing to a few showers late this evening.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Strait of Georgia - south of NanaimoIssued 9:30 PM PDT 18 October 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 9:30 PM PDT 18 October 2017 Tonight and Thursday By 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight departing cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over Washington State.
At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight low located over northern Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Thursday departing low located over Haida Gwaii.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:25 PM PDT 18 October 2017 A low pressure centre over Northern Bowie will track across Haida
Gwaii tonight. South of the low, strong to gale force westerlies over
offshore, central and northern waters will continue tonight. In its
wake, winds over the offshore waters will shift to gale force
northwesterly Thursday morning.
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