Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 28 April 2016

Tonight and Friday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest 10 to 15 early this evening then increasing to northwest 15 to 25 early Friday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 28 April 2016
Saturday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots.
Sunday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots.

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Warnings

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Strong wind warning in effect

Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 28 April 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 28 April 2016 Tonight and Friday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today weakening cold front located over Hecate
Strait.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Friday building ridge located over Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Friday ridge located from Explorer to Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:35 PM PDT 28 April 2016 A ridge will build over Explorer overnight through Friday. Strong to
gale force northwesterly to westerly winds will develop over southern
waters tonight and Friday.

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