Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo
Issued 10:30 AM PDT 13 May 2021
Today Tonight and Friday.
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 15 to 20 late this evening then diminishing to northwest 5 to 15 Friday morning. Wind increasing to northwest 15 to 20 Friday afternoon then becoming northwest 20 Friday evening.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Strait of Georgia - north of NanaimoIssued 10:30 AM PDT 13 May 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 10:30 AM PDT 13 May 2021 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Haida Gwaii.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Friday ridge located from the Central Coast
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:18 AM PDT 13 May 2021 A ridge of high pressure in a northeast to southwest line over Haida
Gwaii will stall today. The ridge will slowly move eastward on Friday
and lie over the Central Coast by Friday afternoon. Ahead of the
ridge, gale force northwesterlies will develop through Johnstone
Strait and over west coast Vancouver Island Friday afternoon.
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