Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo
Issued 04:00 AM PDT 16 October 2021
Today Tonight and Sunday.
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 30 early this morning then diminishing to north 5 to 15 this evening. Wind becoming light after midnight then increasing to southeast 5 to 15 overnight. Wind increasing to northwest 15 to 20 Sunday morning.
Rain. Visibility as low as 1 mile in rain.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Strait of Georgia - south of NanaimoIssued 04:00 AM PDT 16 October 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 4:00 AM PDT 16 October 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over central Vancouver Island.
By 8:00 p.m. PDT tonight dissipating frontal system located over
the Lower Mainland.
At 8:00 a.m. PDT Sunday ridge located over Bowie.
By 11:00 p.m. PDT Sunday ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Queen Charlotte Sound.
At 11:00 p.m. PDT Sunday approaching frontal system located west
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:47 AM PDT 16 October 2021 A frontal wave over Southern Vancouver Island will continue to give
south to southeast gales near the west entrance of Juan de Fuca
strait early this morning. Southeast gales will also continue early
this morning over the Strait of Georgia north of Nanaimo. The
southeast gales will ease early this morning as the front weakens.
Another strong frontal system will approach Bowie Sunday evening
bringing southeast gales to the region.
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