Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo
Issued 04:00 AM PDT 17 October 2019
Today Tonight and Friday.
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 20 to 30 early this morning then diminishing to southeast 15 to 20 near noon. Wind diminishing to southwest 10 to 15 this evening then increasing to southeast 15 to 20 Friday morning. Wind diminishing to southwest 5 to 15 Friday afternoon.
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Warnings (In effect)
Strait of Georgia - south of NanaimoIssued 04:00 AM PDT 17 October 2019
'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 AM PDT 17 October 2019 Today Tonight and Friday By 4:00 a.m. PDT today departing frontal system located over
southern Vancouver Island.
At 4:00 a.m. PDT today trough located off Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today departing trough located on a line
north-south over Hecate Strait.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:40 AM PDT 17 October 2019 A front over Vancouver Island will move across the inner South Coast
this morning. Strong to gale force southeast winds ahead of the front
will ease to moderate to strong later this morning.
A trough of low pressure will move across the offshore and outer
waters today and track inland tonight. Ahead of the trough, strong to
gale force southerlies will shift to gale to storm force westerlies
in its wake.
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- Hecate Strait - southern half
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- Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance
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