Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo
Issued 04:00 AM PDT 25 September 2017
Today Tonight and Tuesday.
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 15 to 25 this morning then becoming southeast 15 late this afternoon. Wind diminishing to light this evening. Wind light Tuesday.
A few showers ending late overnight.
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Warnings (In effect)
Strait of Georgia - north of NanaimoIssued 04:00 AM PDT 25 September 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 AM PDT 25 September 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today dissipating low located over Haida Gwaii.
At 4:00 a.m. PDT today cold front from low located on a line
north-south over Queen Charlotte Sound.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT today weakening cold front located off Vancouver
At 4:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday frontal system located northwest of Bowie.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 4:02 AM PDT 25 September 2017 A low pressure system over Haida Gwaii will weaken today. The
associated cold front will stall off the mainland coast in Hecate
Strait and stretch southward off the west side of Vancouver Island.
The front will gradually weaken by this evening. Strong to gale
Force southeasterlies ahead of the front shift to moderate
Westerlies behind it.
Another low pressure system will move into the Gulf of Alaska
tonight. This will spread strong to gale force south or
southwesterlies to northern waters on Tuesday. Generally light to
moderate winds are expected over southern waters.
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