Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo
Issued 04:00 AM PDT 31 July 2015
Today Tonight and Saturday
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots except northwest 15 to 25 near Vancouver Island this morning. Wind becoming northwest 15 to 20 this evening then increasing to northwest 20 to 30 near midnight. Wind diminishing to northwest 5 to 15 Saturday morning.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Strait of Georgia - south of NanaimoIssued 04:00 AM PDT 31 July 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 4:00 AM PDT 31 July 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Queen Charlotte Sound.
At 4:00 a.m. PDT today frontal system located over Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today weakening frontal system located over the
Marine Weather StatementIssued 4:01 AM PDT 31 July 2015 A ridge of high pressure will strengthen along the South Coast today
with a push through Johnstone Strait giving northwest gales tonight
and a similar rise to westerly gales in Juan de Fuca Strait Saturday
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