Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo
Issued 04:00 AM PDT 17 July 2019
Today Tonight and Thursday.
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 30 early this morning then diminishing to variable 5 to 15 late this morning except southwest 25 near Qualicum Beach. Wind becoming northwest 15 to 20 this afternoon then diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 overnight. Wind northwest 10 to 15 Thursday.
Rain changing to showers early this morning and ending this evening with a risk of thunderstorms. Showers Thursday late in the day.
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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 17 July 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 July 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today cold front located on a line north-south
over central Vancouver Island.
By noon PDT today departing cold front located on a line north-south
At 4:00 a.m. PDT today low located off the Alaska panhandle.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today weakening low located off the Alaska
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:57 AM PDT 17 July 2019 A cold front over Vancouver Island will continue moving through the
South Coast this morning. Strong southeasterly winds will be observed
through the Strait of Georgia and southerly through Howe Sound today.
Once the front passes, gale force westerlies will develop over the
Juan de Fuca late this afternoon and persist overnight.
Meanwhile, a quasi-stationary low over the Alaskan Panhandle will
maintain strong to local gale force westerly or northwesterly winds
over north and central waters today through this evening.
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