Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo
Issued 09:30 PM PST 08 December 2016
Tonight and Friday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind easterly 25 to 35 knots becoming southeast 20 to 30 late this evening then diminishing to easterly 10 to 20 late Friday morning.
Periods of wet snow.
Low tonight minus 1. High Friday plus 4.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Strait of Georgia - south of NanaimoIssued 9:30 PM PST 08 December 2016
'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. 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 9:30 PM PST 8 December 2016 Tonight and Friday At 10:00 p.m. PST tonight quasi-stationary ridge located over
At 10:00 p.m. PST tonight deepening frontal system located over
the offshore waters.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Friday frontal system located over western Queen
At 10:00 p.m. PST tonight intensifying low 992 mb located west of
the offshore waters.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Friday low 988 mb located over northwestern
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:18 PM PST 8 December 2016 An Arctic ridge of high pressure will remain over the British
Columbia Interior tonight through Friday. Gale to storm force outflow
winds are expected through mainland inlets. Cold temperatures from
the Arctic outflow winds will give a risk of moderate freezing spray
near most mainland inlets.
A strong frontal system west of the offshore waters is moving over
Explorer tonight. Gale to storm force easterlies and southeasterlies
ahead of the system will spread to south and central waters. The low
associated with this frontal system will move into Northwestern
Explorer by Friday morning. Gale to storm force southwesterlies can
be expected near the low.
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