Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo
Issued 04:00 PM PDT 19 September 2018
Tonight and Thursday.
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind light becoming northwest 5 to 15 knots late this evening then becoming light late overnight. Wind increasing to southeast 10 to 20 late Thursday morning and to southeast 20 to 30 Thursday afternoon.
A few showers ending late overnight. Periods of rain beginning late Thursday morning.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Strait of Georgia - north of NanaimoIssued 4:00 PM PDT 19 September 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 PM PDT 19 September 2018 Tonight and Thursday At 11:00 a.m. PDT Thursday deepening low 1008 mb located over
By 8:00 p.m. PDT Thursday low 1005 mb located over western Queen
At 5:00 a.m. PDT Thursday intensifying cold front from low located
over northern Explorer.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Thursday cold front from low located over Queen
Charlotte Sound to Tofino.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:51 PM PDT 19 September 2018 A low pressure system will approach Northern Explorer on Thursday
morning and Progress across the central waters through the day.
The cold front extending southeastward from this system will lead to
gale force southeasterly winds for Queen Charlotte Sound and the
West coast of Vancouver Island by Thursday afternoon. The southeast
gales will develop through the inner South Coast straits by Thursday
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