Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo
Issued 09:30 PM PDT 29 June 2015
Tonight and Tuesday
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots diminishing to light early Tuesday morning then increasing to northwest 10 to 20 near noon Tuesday. Wind increasing to northwest 20 to 30 early Tuesday evening.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Strait of Georgia - south of NanaimoIssued 10:15 PM PDT 29 June 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 9:30 PM PDT 29 June 2015 Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over Bowie.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:23 PM PDT 29 June 2015 A strong ridge of high pressure building across the offshore waters
will be the dominant weather pattern tonight. Widespread moderate to
strong northwest winds will continue across most marine regions. Gale
force westerlies through Juan de Fuca Strait will ease to strong
winds late tonight. Strong to gale force northwesterlies are expected
to develop this evening west of Vancouver Island.
The ridge will continue to generate widespread strong northwest winds
Tuesday for most marine regions. Gales will persist west of Vancouver
Island and spread to Southern Explorer. Strong west to northwest
winds through Juan de Fuca Strait and Johnstone Strait will increase
to gales in the afternoon.
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