Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo
Issued 09:30 PM PDT 28 March 2017
Tonight and Wednesday
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 30 after midnight then diminishing to southwest 15 to 20 late Wednesday afternoon. Wind veering to northwest 15 to 25 Wednesday evening.
Periods of rain changing to chance of showers Wednesday late in the day.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Strait of Georgia - south of NanaimoIssued 9:30 PM PDT 28 March 2017
'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 28 March 2017 Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary frontal system located
on a line northeast-southwest over Vancouver Island.
At 4:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday low located over southern Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday departing low located over BC interior.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:17 PM PDT 28 March 2017 A nearly stationary front will continue to sit over Vancouver
Island. A low riding along the front will approach the southern
waters Wednesday morning and move across Vancouver Island Wednesday
afternoon. Winds over the southern waters will rise to strong to
Gale force southeasterlies early Wednesday and veer to strong to
Gale force northwesterlies in the wake of the low.
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