Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo
Issued 04:00 PM PDT 23 October 2020
Tonight and Saturday.
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind east 15 to 20 knots becoming northwest 15 early this evening except northeast 15 south of Tsawwassen. Wind becoming north 15 near midnight except north 20 south of Tsawwassen after midnight and northeast 20 to 30 south of Tsawwassen overnight and Saturday.
Periods of rain this afternoon.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Strait of Georgia - south of NanaimoIssued 4:00 PM PDT 23 October 2020
'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 23 October 2020 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight departing low located over the Washington
At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight building ridge located over northern
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Saturday quasi-stationary ridge located over
At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary trough located west of
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:52 PM PDT 23 October 2020 A departing low off the west coast of Vancouver Island will move onto
the Washington coast this evening. Gale force northwesterlies
Over Explorer, Queen Charlotte Sound, and west coast Vancouver Island
will ease this evening.
A ridge of high pressure over the BC Interior will build southward
today. Gale force northeasterly outflow winds will continue
Through the northern and central mainland inlets. Gale force
Outflow will develop over southern mainland inlets tonight. Outflow
winds will continue through the weekend.
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