Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo
Issued 04:00 PM PDT 30 August 2015
Tonight and Monday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots becoming southeast 25 to 35 this evening then diminishing to southeast 10 to 20 late overnight. Wind diminishing to light early Monday morning then increasing to southerly 10 to 20 Monday afternoon.
Periods of rain beginning this evening and ending Monday evening.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Strait of Georgia - north of NanaimoIssued 4:00 PM PDT 30 August 2015
'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 4:00 PM PDT 30 August 2015 Tonight and Monday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over Queen Charlotte Sound.
By 11:00 p.m. PDT Monday cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over southern Vancouver Island.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 4:06 PM PDT 30 August 2015 An intense cold front across Queen Charlotte Sound will reach
Northern Vancouver Island this evening and will tend to stall in a
northeast to southwest line across Central Vancouver Island by Monday
afternoon. The front will then move into Washington state Monday
The system will produce gale to storm force southeasterlies as it
moves through the central part of the coast early this evening with
marginal gales expected further south over most of the South Coast
tonight. Strong to gale force westerlies will follow the system over
most of the offshore waters.
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