Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo
Issued 04:00 PM PDT 27 June 2022
Tonight and Tuesday.
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind light increasing to southeast 15 to 25 knots late this evening except southwest 25 near Qualicum Beach. Wind becoming southeast 10 to 20 late overnight. Wind southeast 10 to 20 Tuesday.
Showers Tuesday afternoon and evening with a risk of thunderstorms.
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Warnings (In effect)
Strait of Georgia - north of NanaimoIssued 4:00 PM PDT 27 June 2022
'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 27 June 2022 Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located west of Bowie.
At 4:00 p.m. PDT today low 1008 mb located over southern Explorer.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday high 1006 mb located over central Explorer.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:50 PM PDT 27 June 2022 A low pressure system over Southern Explorer will slowly track
towards Central Explorer tonight. Consequently, moderate to strong
southeast winds off west coast Vancouver Island will increase to
strong to gale force this evening. Winds will diminish on Tuesday as
the low weakens.
Westerly strong to gale force winds will also impact central and
eastern sections of the Juan de Fuca Strait this evening. Winds will
diminish near or just after midnight.
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