Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo
Issued 04:00 AM PDT 20 June 2019
Today Tonight and Friday.
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest 10 to 20 after midnight then becoming southeast 5 to 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 20 June 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 20 June 2019 Today Tonight and Friday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary trough located over BC
At 4:00 a.m. PDT today building ridge located west of the offshore
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:48 AM PDT 20 June 2019 A ridge of high pressure is building west of the offshore waters
while a trough remains over the B.C. Interior.
Strong to gale force westerlies will develop through Juan de Fuca
later this afternoon. Gales off the west coast of Vancouver Island
will persist through Thursday.
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