Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo
Issued 04:00 AM PDT 20 April 2019
Today Tonight and Sunday.
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots with gusts to 30 ending late this morning. Wind diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 late this afternoon then becoming southeast 5 to 15 late this evening. Wind increasing to southeast 15 to 20 Sunday morning.
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Warnings (In effect)
Strait of Georgia - south of NanaimoIssued 04:00 AM PDT 20 April 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 April 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
By midnight PDT tonight ridge located on a line north-south over
At 4:00 p.m. PDT today cold front located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Sunday cold front located on a line north-south
over Haida Gwaii.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:56 AM PDT 20 April 2019 A ridge of high pressure currently runs from Haida Gwaii southwards
through Northwestern Explorer. Northwesterly gales over
West Vancouver Island, mainly in the vicinity of the Brooks
Peninsula, will ease this morning.
Southerly gales will develop over Bowie this afternoon ahead of an
approaching cold front. Gale force southerly winds will spread to
central and north coastal waters tonight. Gale force winds will
persist near the mainland coast through Sunday.
A deep area of low pressure will approach offshore waters late
Monday, bringing another round of gale force southerly winds to the
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