Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo
Issued 10:30 AM PDT 01 September 2015
Today Tonight and Wednesday
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind southwest 5 to 15 knots increasing to southerly 15 to 25 early this afternoon then veering to southwest 10 to 20 late this afternoon.
Showers beginning near noon. Risk of thunderstorms Wednesday afternoon and evening.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Strait of Georgia - south of NanaimoIssued 10:30 AM PDT 01 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 10:30 AM PDT 1 September 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today low 996 mb located northwest of Haida Gwaii.
By 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight weakening low 999 mb located over eastern
Queen Charlotte Sound.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:29 AM PDT 1 September 2015 A low centre to the northwest of Haida Gwaii will move southeastwards
to lie off the central BC coast this evening.
Strong to gale force west or northwest winds will continue over the
offshore waters with increasing southerly winds over South Coast
waters as the low moves towards the Central Coast. The gale force
northwest winds over the offshore waters will ease to moderate to
strong on Wednesday as the low weakens and forms a weak trough along
the BC coast.
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