Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 04 May 2016

Tonight and Thursday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 04 May 2016
Friday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots.
Sunday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 15 to 25.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 04 May 2016

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 4 May 2016 Tonight and Thursday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over Haida Gwaii.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT Thursday frontal system located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Friday frontal system located over Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:27 PM PDT 4 May 2016 A quasi-stationary ridge located on a line north-south over Haida
Gwaii will produce strong to gale force northwesterly or westerly
winds to parts of southern waters tonight through Thursday.

A frontal system will approach northern offshore waters later
Thursday. Gale force southerly winds will develop over Bowie Thursday
afternoon and will continue through Friday morning.

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