Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 29 April 2016

Today Tonight and Saturday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 20 to 25 near noon then diminishing to northwest 15 Saturday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 29 April 2016
Sunday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots.
Monday Wind light increasing to southeast 10 to 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 29 April 2016

'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 AM PDT 29 April 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today building ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Haida Gwaii.
By 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight weakening ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Queen Charlotte Sound.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight frontal system located west of Bowie.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Saturday frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over Langara.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:58 AM PDT 29 April 2016 A building ridge of high pressure over Haida Gwaii today will produce
strong to gale force west to northwest winds over southern waters.

A frontal system will approach Bowie this evening and move onto the
North Coast by Saturday afternoon. Gale force southeasterly winds
will develop ahead of the front over northern waters.

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