Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo
Issued 09:30 PM PDT 26 April 2018
Tonight and Friday.
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast 5 to 15 near noon Friday then increasing to southeast 15 to 25 late Friday afternoon.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Strait of Georgia - south of NanaimoIssued 9:30 PM PDT 26 April 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 9:30 PM PDT 26 April 2018 Tonight and Friday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary ridge located northwest
At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary trough located west of
At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary low located over southern
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:21 PM PDT 26 April 2018 A ridge of high pressure offshore will intensify on Friday. Strong
To gale force northerly winds will prevail over the northern and
central waters Friday afternoon and through Saturday.
A marine push will produce strong to gale force westerly winds
through Juan de Fuca Strait late Friday morning and will persist
Into the evening hours.
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