Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo
Issued 09:30 PM PDT 02 May 2016
Tonight and Tuesday
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots except southwest 25 near Qualicum Beach. Wind diminishing to light late overnight then increasing to variable 5 to 15 Tuesday morning. Wind becoming northwest 10 to 20 early Tuesday evening.
Chance of showers. Risk of thunderstorms tonight changing to showers early Tuesday evening.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Strait of Georgia - north of NanaimoIssued 9:30 PM PDT 02 May 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 9:30 PM PDT 2 May 2016 Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight building ridge located over Explorer.
By 10:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday ridge located over Queen Charlotte Sound
At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight weakening frontal system located on a
line north-south over Queen Charlotte Sound.
By 10:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday dissipating frontal system located on
a line north-south over southern Vancouver Island.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:21 PM PDT 2 May 2016 A building ridge of high pressure offshore will bring strong to gale
force westerlies to Juan de Fuca Strait overnight and again late
Tuesday. Northwest gales will also develop over Johnstone Strait
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