Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo
Issued 04:00 PM PDT 17 August 2022
Tonight and Thursday.
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 20 to 25 early this evening then diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 early Thursday morning. Wind diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 early Thursday afternoon and to light Thursday evening.
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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 17 August 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 17 August 2022 Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today dissipating frontal system located on a
line north-south over Bowie.
At 4:00 p.m. PDT today building ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Queen Charlotte Sound.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Thursday quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over Bowie.
At 4:00 p.m. PDT today trough located over the South Coast.
By 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary trough located from the
North Coast to the South Coast.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:46 PM PDT 17 August 2022 A trough developing along the South Coast today will remain in place
through Thursday. Strong to gale force northwest winds will develop
off the northwest coast of Vancouver Island later this evening and
continue into Thursday.
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