Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo
Issued 10:30 AM PDT 31 May 2023
Today Tonight and Thursday.
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots becoming light near noon then increasing to northwest 5 to 15 early this evening. Wind increasing to northwest 15 to 20 late this evening then diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 late overnight. Wind diminishing to light Thursday morning then becoming variable 5 to 15 Thursday evening except southwest 25 near Qualicum Beach.
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Strong wind warning in effect
Strait of Georgia - north of NanaimoIssued 10:30 AM PDT 31 May 2023
'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 31 May 2023 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today ridge located from Explorer to Hecate
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Thursday quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over northern Vancouver Island.
At 4:00 p.m. PDT today frontal system located over western Bowie.
By 10:30 a.m. PDT Thursday quasi-stationary frontal system located
on a line northwest-southeast over Haida Gwaii.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:27 AM PDT 31 May 2023 Ahead of a ridge of high pressure, strong westerlies over Juan de
Fuca Strait will increase to gale force early this evening and ease
An approaching frontal system will cross Bowie tonight and remain
over Haida Gwaii on Thursday. Ahead of the front, gale force
southeasterlies will develop over northern waters early Thursday
morning and ease Thursday evening.
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