Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo
Issued 04:00 AM PDT 09 April 2020
Today Tonight and Friday.
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 15 to 25 this evening then becoming northwest 15 Friday morning.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Strait of Georgia - north of NanaimoIssued 04:00 AM PDT 09 April 2020
'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 9:30 PM PDT 8 April 2020 Tonight and Thursday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over northern Vancouver Island.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Thursday dissipating ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over northern Vancouver Island.
At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight weakening frontal system located on a
line northeast-southwest over Haida Gwaii.
By 2:00 p.m. PDT Thursday dissipating frontal system located on
a line northeast-southwest over Queen Charlotte Sound.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:42 AM PDT 9 April 2020 A quasi-stationary trough will develop along the mainland coast on
Friday. The trough combined with an offshore ridge will generate
widespread strong northwest winds over most waters except gale force
off the coast of West Vancouver Island. These winds will persist
until Saturday morning.
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