Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo
Issued 04:00 AM PDT 21 March 2018
Today Tonight and Thursday.
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 15 to 20 early this afternoon then diminishing to light this evening. Wind increasing to southeast 15 to 25 Thursday morning then diminishing to south 10 to 15 Thursday evening.
Chance of showers today and this 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 21 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 21 March 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today deepening low 1006 mb located north of Bowie.
By 5:00 a.m. PDT Thursday low 995 mb located over northern Explorer.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:49 AM PDT 21 March 2018 A low pressure centre just north of the Bowie region will move
southwards to lie over the Northern Explorer region by early
Thursday morning. Strong to locally gale force northwest winds will
prevail over western sections of the Bowie region until the low
Moves close to the Explorer region.
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