Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo
Issued 09:30 PM PDT 06 May 2021
Tonight and Friday.
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind southwest 5 to 15 knots except southwest 25 near Qualicum Beach late this evening. Wind becoming westerly 5 to 15 early Friday morning.
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Warnings (In effect)
Strait of Georgia - north of NanaimoIssued 9:30 PM PDT 06 May 2021
'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 6 May 2021 Tonight and Friday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight weakening low 998 mb located over
By 10:30 a.m. PDT Friday weakening low 1010 mb located near Langara.
At 1:00 a.m. PDT Saturday intensifying trough located west of
By 10:30 a.m. PDT Saturday trough located on a line north-south
over Hecate Strait.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:28 PM PDT 6 May 2021 A low over Northern Bowie will move eastward tonight passing near
Langara Friday morning, then dissipate over the Southern Alaskan
Panhandle Friday afternoon. Strong to gale force southeasterlies
ahead of the low will shift to gale force northwesterly in its wake.
Winds will gradually weaken on Friday as the low dissipates and a
weak ridge builds behind the low.
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