Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo
Issued 09:30 PM PDT 31 July 2015
Tonight and Saturday
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 20 to 30 near midnight then diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 Saturday morning. Wind diminishing to northwest 5 to 15 near noon Saturday then increasing to northwest 20 Saturday 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 31 July 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 31 July 2015 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Haida Gwaii.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:37 PM PDT 31 July 2015 A ridge of high pressure strengthening over Haida Gwaii
Will give northwest gales near Northern Vancouver Island
Tonight and Saturday and westerly gales through Juan de Fuca
Strait Saturday afternoon.
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