Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo
Issued 10:30 AM PDT 24 April 2017
Today Tonight and Tuesday
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind light becoming northwest 5 to 15 knots this afternoon then becoming southeast 10 to 15 near midnight. Wind increasing to southeast 15 to 25 early Tuesday morning and to southeast 25 to 30 Tuesday evening.
Rain beginning Tuesday afternoon.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Strait of Georgia - north of NanaimoIssued 10:30 AM PDT 24 April 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 April 2017 Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
Queen Charlotte Sound.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday dissipating ridge located on a line
north-south over the Lower Mainland.
At 5:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday frontal system located west of the
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday frontal system located west of Vancouver
At 5:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday low 990 mb located west of Bowie.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday low 987 mb located over Bowie.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:24 AM PDT 24 April 2017 A frontal system will approach the offshore waters overnight
Tonight. Ahead of the front, gale to marginal storm force
southeasterly winds will develop over most BC waters on Tuesday. In
wake of the front, gale force westerly winds are expected over parts
of Bowie and Explorer late Tuesday afternoon and Tuesday night.
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