Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo
Issued 10:30 AM PDT 29 March 2015
Today Tonight and Monday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots becoming southeast 20 to 30 late this morning then diminishing to southeast 15 to 20 late this afternoon. Wind increasing to southeast 20 to 30 late overnight.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Strait of Georgia - north of NanaimoIssued 10:30 AM PDT 29 March 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 10:30 AM PDT 29 March 2015 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today dissipating cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over southern Vancouver Island.
At 4:00 p.m. PDT today low located west of Explorer.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Monday low located over Cape St. James.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:08 AM PDT 29 March 2015 An approaching low will track northward across the offshore waters
tonight and reach Haida Gwaii on Monday morning before moving into
the B.C. Interior in the afternoon. Ahead of the low, gale force
southeasterlies will develop over Explorer and central waters this
evening and spread to northern waters overnight. In its wake, the
winds will shift to strong to gale force westerlies.
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