Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo
Issued 10:30 AM PDT 27 April 2017
Today Tonight and Friday
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind westerly 10 to 20 knots veering to northwest 20 this afternoon then backing to westerly 15 to 20 late overnight. Wind diminishing to northwest 5 to 15 early Friday morning then becoming light Friday afternoon. Wind becoming east 5 to 15 Friday evening.
Chance of showers today.
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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 27 April 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 10:30 AM PDT 27 April 2017 Today Tonight and Friday By 10:30 a.m. PDT today departing low located off the Alaska
At 10:30 a.m. PDT today building ridge located west of the offshore
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Friday ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Queen Charlotte Sound.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:30 AM PDT 27 April 2017 A building ridge of high pressure offshore will bring strong
northwesterlies this afternoon over the inner South Coast and
The southern sections of west coast Vancouver Island. Winds will
Ease Friday morning as the ridge moves closer to Vancouver Island.
A developing low will move onto Bowie Friday night. Winds will
increase to gale to storm force southeast over the north and central
waters ahead of the low.
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