Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 26 April 2017

Tonight and Thursday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southwest 10 to 20 knots except southwest 20 to 25 south of Tsawwassen. Wind becoming northwest 20 this evening.

Chance of showers late this afternoon and this evening. Risk of thunderstorms late this afternoon and early this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 26 April 2017
Friday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots becoming variable 5 to 15 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind light increasing to southeast 15 to 25 knots late in the day.
Sunday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots becoming northwest 15 to 20.

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Warnings

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Strong wind warning in effect

Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

Issued 5:25 PM PDT 26 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 26 April 2017 Tonight and Thursday By 5:00 p.m. PDT today departing low 997 mb located off the Alaska
panhandle.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Thursday building ridge located west of the
offshore waters.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Thursday ridge located over the offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:58 PM PDT 26 April 2017 A low pressure system near the Alaska Panhandle will continue to
weaken tonight. Strong to gale force westerlies over parts of the
northern offshore waters will ease this evening.

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