Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo
Issued 10:30 AM PDT 02 June 2023
Today Tonight and Saturday.
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light Saturday morning then increasing to northwest 15 to 25 Saturday evening.
Issued 04:00 AM PDT 02 June 2023
Sunday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots increasing to northwest 30 late in the day.
Monday Wind northwest 35 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 25.
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 knots.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Strong wind warning in effect
Strait of Georgia - south of NanaimoIssued 10:30 AM PDT 02 June 2023
'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 2 June 2023 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over Vancouver Island.
At 10:30 a.m. PDT today frontal system located on a line north-south
over Hecate Strait.
By 6:00 p.m. PDT tonight frontal system located near the Mainland
At 10:30 a.m. PDT today low 1008 mb located west of Bowie.
By 6:00 p.m. PDT Saturday dissipating low 1019 mb located west of
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:16 AM PDT 2 June 2023 A slow moving frontal system is moving across Hecate Strait and will
stall over the mainland coast today. Ahead of the front, intermittent
gale force southeasterlies over Hecate Strait and Dixon Entrance East
will continue until near noon.
As the trailing end of the front pushes onto the coast this
afternoon, a brief period of southerly gales will develop near the
headlands of Vancouver Island and Eastern Queen Charlotte Sound.
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