Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo
Issued 04:00 AM PST 30 November 2015
Today Tonight and Tuesday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind light increasing to southeast 10 to 15 knots this morning and to southeast 15 to 25 this afternoon. Wind increasing to southeast 30 to 40 this evening then becoming southeast 35 to 45 Tuesday afternoon.
Periods of rain beginning this evening. Fog banks dissipating this afternoon.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Strait of Georgia - north of NanaimoIssued 04:00 AM PST 30 November 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 AM PST 30 November 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. PST today weakening ridge located over BC interior.
At 4:00 a.m. PST today frontal system located over Bowie.
By 1:00 a.m. PST Tuesday departing frontal system located over
the North Coast.
At 4:00 a.m. PST today low 998 mb located southwest of Explorer.
By 10:00 p.m. PST tonight departing low 1004 mb located off the
At 1:00 a.m. PST Tuesday intensifying frontal system located
By 10:00 p.m. PST Tuesday frontal system located over Vancouver
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:59 AM PST 30 November 2015 A north to south aligned front over Bowie this morning will remain
quasi-stationary through this afternoon, then shift eastward through
the North Coast tonight. Meanwhile, a low pressure centre southwest
of Explorer will track northeastward to lie off Cape Scott by this
Strong to gale force southeasterlies will prevail over northern
waters ahead of the front today. Strong to gale force southeasterlies
will develop ahead of the approaching low today with storm force
southeasterlies forecast off the west coast of Vancouver Island and
off the Central Coast.
On Tuesday, another frontal system will move through the South Coast
bringing gale to storm force southeasterlies, while winds remain
mostly moderate to strong southerly over the north.
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