Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo
Issued 04:00 AM PDT 27 August 2016
Today Tonight and Sunday
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 early this afternoon and to light late this evening. Wind increasing to southeast 20 Sunday morning.
Chance of showers Sunday late in the day.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Strait of Georgia - north of NanaimoIssued 04:00 AM PDT 27 August 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 4:00 AM PDT 27 August 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today weakening ridge located west of the offshore
At 4:00 a.m. PDT today low located over the Gulf of Alaska.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Sunday low located over Bowie.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 4:00 AM PDT 27 August 2016 A ridge of high pressure west of the offshore waters will gradually
weaken today. Strong to gale force northwesterly winds over most
waters will ease.
Later today, a low pressure system will slowly move into Bowie and
remain there through Sunday. An associated front will move onto
The central BC coast Sunday morning. Ahead of the front, strong to
gale force southeasterlies will develop and then shift to moderate to
strong southwesterlies in its wake.
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