Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo
Issued 04:00 PM PDT 24 May 2017
Tonight and Thursday.
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest 10 to 20 early Thursday morning then diminishing to light near noon Thursday. Wind becoming northwest 10 to 15 Thursday evening.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Strait of Georgia - north of NanaimoIssued 4:00 PM PDT 24 May 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 4:00 PM PDT 24 May 2017 Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located 320 miles west of Haida Gwaii.
By 5:00 a.m. PDT Thursday quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over northwestern Bowie.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:48 PM PDT 24 May 2017 A strong ridge of high pressure well offshore this afternoon will
move slowly eastward and will stall over Northwestern Bowie tonight.
Gale force northwesterly winds will continue tonight and Thursday
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