Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo
Issued 10:30 AM PDT 18 April 2021
Today Tonight and Monday.
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind light except northwest 10 to 15 knots near Vancouver Island this evening. Wind becoming easterly 5 to 15 near midnight except northeast 20 to 25 south of Tsawwassen. Wind becoming light Monday morning.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Strait of Georgia - south of NanaimoIssued 12:22 PM PDT 18 April 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 18 April 2021 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over southern Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Monday ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
At 10:30 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:13 AM PDT 18 April 2021 A ridge of high pressure over the BC Interior will strengthen and
produce near gale force northerly outflow winds through coastal
inlets this morning and continue through Monday morning.
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