Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo
Issued 04:00 AM PDT 24 March 2018
Today Tonight and Sunday.
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind light becoming northwest 5 to 15 knots this morning then becoming light this afternoon. Wind increasing to southeast 5 to 15 Sunday morning and to southeast 15 to 25 Sunday evening.
A few showers ending early this morning. Chance of showers this evening. A few showers beginning Sunday evening.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Strait of Georgia - north of NanaimoIssued 04:00 AM PDT 24 March 2018
'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 24 March 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday At 6:00 a.m. PDT today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
By 11:00 p.m. PDT tonight dissipating trough located near Cape
At 8:00 p.m. PDT tonight trough located on a line north-south over
By 2:00 p.m. PDT Sunday trough located on a line north-south over
At 5:00 p.m. PDT Sunday approaching warm front located over
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:59 AM PDT 24 March 2018 A weak trough of low pressure will move through the North Coast
today. A slightly stronger trough will reach the North Coast
overnight and will move through the South Coast on Sunday. A warm
front will reach the offshore waters Sunday evening and will move
through the coast on Monday.
Moderate to strong southwest winds will shift to moderate to strong
northwest with each passing trough. Gale force southerlies will
develop ahead of the approaching warm front on Sunday night over the
central and northern waters.
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