Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo
Issued 09:30 PM PDT 19 October 2017
Tonight and Friday.
Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light late this evening then increasing to northwest 10 to 20 Friday afternoon. Wind becoming southeast 15 to 20 Friday evening.
Showers with a risk of thunderstorms.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 AM PDT 20 October 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today ridge located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today departing ridge located on a line north-south
over the Coast Mountains.
At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight frontal system located off the offshore
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Saturday weakening frontal system located on a
line north-south over the North Coast.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:40 AM PDT 20 October 2017 An approaching frontal system will track across Haida Gwaii on
Saturday and weaken over the North Coast late in the afternoon.
Ahead of the front, southeast gales will develop over the offshore
waters this evening then spread to all outer waters overnight and the
inner South Coast early Saturday morning. In its wake the winds
shift to strong to gale force southwesterly.
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