Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 17 November 2017

Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35 near noon Saturday and to southeast 35 to 45 Saturday evening.

Rain beginning late this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 17 November 2017
Sunday Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots diminishing to southeast 15 to 25 in the afternoon and to northwest 5 to 15 late in the day.
Monday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southeast 15 to 25.

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Gale warning in effect

Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Issued 9:30 PM PST 17 November 2017

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PST 17 November 2017 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight weakening low 994 mb located over the
Gulf of Alaska.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Saturday low 1004 mb located west of Explorer.
By 1:00 p.m. PST Saturday low 999 mb located near Cape St. James.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Saturday frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over Queen Charlotte Sound.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:27 PM PST 17 November 2017 A low pressure system will remain over the Gulf of Alaska through
tonight. Strong to gale force southwesterly winds will continue over
most northern and central waters tonight.

Another low pressure system will develop west of Explorer Saturday
morning. The system will move northeastward across Explorer and reach
Southern Hecate Strait late Saturday afternoon. The associated front
will remain on a line northeast-southwest over Queen Charlotte Sound.
Gale to storm force southerly winds will develop over central and
southern waters on Saturday.

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