Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo
Issued 09:30 PM PDT 25 April 2017
Tonight and Wednesday
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots veering to southwest 10 to 20 late overnight except southwest 20 to 25 south of Tsawwassen. Wind becoming west 15 to 20 Wednesday evening.
Rain changing to chance of showers overnight and Wednesday.
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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 25 April 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 25 April 2017 Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight frontal system located from Vancouver
Island to Haida Gwaii.
By 5:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday departing frontal system located over
the Mainland Coast.
At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight low 989 mb located 90 miles west of
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday departing low 998 mb located off the
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:29 PM PDT 25 April 2017 A Pacific front will move through the coast tonight. A 990 millibar
low over Southern Bowie will move slowly northeastward to lie over
the west coast of Haida Gwaii overnight tonight and then off the
Alaska Panhandle Wednesday afternoon.
Southeast gales are forecast ahead of the front tonight over most
central and northern waters while winds will remain below gale
Force over the inner South Coast. Winds will shift to moderate to
strong west or southwest behind the front. A large area of gale
force westerlies will follow the low centre off the west coast of
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