Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 02 December 2016

Tonight and Saturday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to light early this evening except southwest 20 near Qualicum Beach tonight. Wind becoming northwest 10 to 20 Saturday afternoon.

A few showers.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 02 December 2016
Sunday Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots diminishing to northwest 15 in the afternoon and to light late in the day.
Monday Wind easterly 10 to 20 knots becoming northwest 15 to 25.
Tuesday Wind easterly 10 to 20 knots.

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Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Issued 4:00 PM PST 02 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 Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PST 2 December 2016 Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 p.m. PST today cold front located on a line north-south
over the Lower Mainland.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today quasi-stationary low located off the Alaska

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:42 PM PST 2 December 2016 A quasi stationary area of low pressure will remain over the Gulf Of
Alaska. Gale force to storm force westerlies will continue for
northern and central waters tonight and Saturday.

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