Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo
Issued 10:30 AM PDT 25 April 2017
Today Tonight and Wednesday
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 30 this afternoon then diminishing to variable 5 to 15 early Wednesday morning except southwest 15 to 25 near Qualicum Beach.
Rain beginning this afternoon changing to chance of showers overnight and Wednesday.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Strait of Georgia - north of NanaimoIssued 10:30 AM PDT 25 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 10:30 AM PDT 25 April 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today dissipating ridge located over the Lower
At 10:30 a.m. PDT today frontal system located west of the offshore
By midnight PDT tonight frontal system located over the Mainland
At 10:30 a.m. PDT today low 992 mb located off Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday low 988 mb located over northern Bowie.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:25 AM PDT 25 April 2017 A Pacific front will move across the offshore waters today and then
across the remaining areas tonight. A trailing 990 MB low west of
Southern Bowie will move slowly northeastward to lie over Northern
Bowie overnight tonight and then north of Bowie Wednesday afternoon.
Southeast gales will develop ahead of the front today except
Reach locally storm force over Queen Charlotte Sound and West Coast
Vancouver Island North. Winds will remain below gale strength over
the inner South Coast. In the wake of the front, winds will ease to
strong westerly in the south and shift to gale force southwesterly
In the north.
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