Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo
Issued 04:00 AM PDT 10 August 2020
Today Tonight and Tuesday.
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 20 to 25 early this morning then diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 near noon. Wind increasing to northwest 20 to 25 near midnight then diminishing to northwest 15 Tuesday morning.
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Warnings (In effect)
Strait of Georgia - north of NanaimoIssued 04:00 AM PDT 10 August 2020
'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 10 August 2020 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today building ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Explorer.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday weakening ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over southern Bowie.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:39 AM PDT 10 August 2020 Gale force northwesterlies will develop west of Vancouver Island
south of the Brooks Peninsula this afternoon in response to a
building ridge of high pressure offshore. Winds will ease to strong
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