Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo
Issued 10:30 AM PDT 27 April 2015
Today Tonight and Tuesday
Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots diminishing to easterly 5 to 15 near noon then becoming southerly 10 to 20 early Tuesday morning. Wind diminishing to light late Tuesday morning then becoming southerly 10 to 15 Tuesday afternoon.
A few showers ending late this afternoon. Rain Tuesday morning and afternoon.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 10:30 AM PDT 27 April 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary low 990 mb located over
the northern Gulf of Alaska.
At 11:00 p.m. PDT tonight deepening low 988 mb located over
By 11:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday departing low 980 mb located over the
southern Alaska panhandle.
At 11:00 p.m. PDT tonight cold front located on a line north-south
over central Explorer.
By noon PDT Tuesday departing cold front located over the Lower
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:37 AM PDT 27 April 2015 A 990 millibar low in the Northern Gulf of Alaska will slowly weaken
today. A second low will deepen rapidly as it moves northward toward
Explorer today, across Haida Gwaii tonight and eventually move
rapidly up the Alaska Panhandle Tuesday.
Strong to gale force southeasterlies ahead of the second low will
reach storm force tonight over most central and northern waters
As the low approaches. Winds will shift rapidly to gale to storm
force westerly in its wake by Tuesday morning with local hurricane
force winds expected over parts of Explorer and Queen Charlotte
Sound. Winds will remain moderate to strong over the far south.
Pacific - South Coast Area
- Bowie - southern half
- Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island
- Explorer - northwestern half
- Explorer - southeastern half
- Haro Strait
- Hecate Strait
- Howe Sound
- Johnstone Strait
- Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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