Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 26 April 2015

Today Tonight and Monday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southeast 15 knots increasing to southeast 15 to 20 early this morning and to southeast 20 to 30 early this evening. Wind diminishing to southeast 15 to 20 after midnight then becoming southeast 15 Monday afternoon.

A few showers beginning this afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 26 April 2015
Tuesday Wind southeast 25 knots diminishing to southwest 15 in the morning.
Wednesday Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots.
Thursday Wind southeast 15 knots.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 26 April 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 4:00 AM PDT 26 April 2015 Today Tonight and Monday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today low 978 mb located over the Gulf of Alaska.
By 7:00 a.m. PDT today intensifying cold front located over
Haida Gwaii.

At 1:00 p.m. PDT today cold front located over Prince Rupert.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT today weakening cold front located near Cape Scott.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:58 AM PDT 26 April 2015 A low in the Gulf of Alaska of 977 MB will weaken gradually. A
leadingcold front crossing Haida Gwaii this morning will pass
Onshore near Prince Rupert early this afternoon. The southern
Extent of the front will cross Cape Scott in the early evening.

Ahead of the front, gale to storm force southeasterly winds will
spread to BC coastal waters then will shift to strong southwesterlies
behind the front this evening.

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