Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo
Issued 04:01 PM PDT 28 October 2016
Tonight and Saturday
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind southeast 15 knots becoming variable 5 to 15 early this evening then becoming northwest 5 to 15 after midnight. Wind becoming light early Saturday morning then increasing to southeast 15 to 25 near noon Saturday.
Rain beginning Saturday morning.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Strait of Georgia - north of NanaimoIssued 4:01 PM PDT 28 October 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 PM PDT 28 October 2016 Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today trough located over Bowie to Vancouver
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:30 AM PDT 28 October 2016 A trough of low pressure lies over the offshore waters. A small low
will travel up the east side of the trough along West Vancouver
Island. A brief period of southeasterly gales are expected around
Northwest Vancouver Island today then easing this evening.
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