Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 02 September 2015

Today Tonight and Thursday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind south 10 to 15 knots increasing to south 15 to 25 near noon then veering to southwest 10 to 20 early this evening. Wind becoming northwest 5 to 15 after midnight then becoming light near noon Thursday.

Showers. Risk of thunderstorms today.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 02 September 2015
Friday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.
Sunday Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots becoming light.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 02 September 2015

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 2 September 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today low 1003 mb located over the Central Coast.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Thursday weakening low 1013 mb located over the
Central Coast.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Thursday building ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:20 AM PDT 2 September 2015 A low pressure centre will remain over the Central Coast today.

Strong to gale force northwesterly winds will continue today over the
offshore waters. Winds will ease tonight as the low weakens and a
ridge of high pressure builds over Bowie.

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