Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo
Issued 04:00 PM PDT 20 May 2019
Tonight and Tuesday.
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots becoming southeast 10 to 20 early this evening then diminishing to light near midnight. Wind increasing to northwest 10 to 20 early Tuesday morning then becoming northwest 15 to 25 Tuesday afternoon.
Showers ending early Tuesday morning.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Strait of Georgia - north of NanaimoIssued 4:00 PM PDT 20 May 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 PM PDT 20 May 2019 Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today low located west of Explorer.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday low located off Oregon Coast.
At 4:00 p.m. PDT today quasi-stationary trough located over BC
At 4:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday quasi-stationary ridge located west of
the offshore waters.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:46 PM PDT 20 May 2019 A frontal system west of Explorer this afternoon will approach the
Oregon coast tonight. In the wake of the system, strong to gale force
northerly winds will develop tonight over the southern half of Bowie.
A ridge of high pressure will build offshore on Tuesday. Strong to
gale force northwesterly winds will develop west of Vancouver Island
on Tuesday afternoon.
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