Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 29 April 2017

Tonight and Sunday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southeast 15 knots except southeast 20 to 25 over northern sections. Wind becoming variable 5 to 15 near midnight except southwest 15 to 20 south of Tsawwassen. Wind becoming northwest 10 to 20 early Sunday morning then becoming variable 5 to 15 Sunday afternoon.

Rain ending this evening. Chance of showers beginning Sunday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 29 April 2017
Monday Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots.
Tuesday Wind light becoming southeast 5 to 15 knots late in the day.
Wednesday Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 29 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 29 April 2017 Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today low 997 mb located over Haida Gwaii.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Sunday dissipating low 1008 mb located over the
North Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 29 April 2017 A low over Haida Gwaii will move onto the North Coast overnight.
Gale to storm force southeasterlies over the north and central waters
will shift to gale force westerly in the wake of the low.

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