Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo
Issued 10:30 AM PDT 30 June 2015
Today Tonight and Wednesday
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 15 to 20 near noon and to northwest 20 to 25 this afternoon. Wind increasing to northwest 25 to 30 early this evening then diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 Wednesday morning. Wind increasing to northwest 20 to 25 near noon Wednesday.
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Warnings (In effect)
Strait of Georgia - south of NanaimoIssued 10:30 AM PDT 30 June 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 10:30 AM PDT 30 June 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over Bowie.
At 4:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday approaching low located west of Bowie.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:09 AM PDT 30 June 2015 A ridge of high pressure offshore will continue to generate
widespread strong northwest winds over most marine regions today.
Gale force northwest winds west of Vancouver Island will spread to
Southern Explorer this afternoon. West to northwesterly winds over
the inner South Coast will strengthen to strong to gale force late
An approaching low well offshore will spread southerly gales to Bowie
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