Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo
Issued 10:30 AM PDT 06 May 2021
Today Tonight and Friday.
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots diminishing to southwest 5 to 15 early this evening except southwest 25 near Qualicum Beach this evening. Wind becoming light late overnight then becoming northwest 5 to 15 Friday evening.
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Warnings (In effect)
Strait of Georgia - north of NanaimoIssued 10:30 AM 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 10:30 AM PDT 6 May 2021 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today low 990 mb located over northern Bowie.
By 10:30 a.m. PDT Friday weakening low 1010 mb located near Langara.
At 1:00 a.m. PDT Saturday approaching trough located west of Bowie.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:26 AM PDT 6 May 2021 A low over Central Bowie will slowly move northward today. The low
will weaken and move eastward tonight just north of Bowie. Strong to
gale force southeasterlies ahead of the front will shift gale to
local storm force northwesterly in its wake.
Winds will gradually weaken on Friday as the low dissipates and a
weak ridge builds behind the low.
The associated cold front will quickly move across the South Coast
today. Winds over the South Coast will briefly increase to strong to
gale force southeast then shift to strong to gale force west to
northwest with the passage of the front.
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