Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 12 February 2016

Today Tonight and Saturday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots diminishing to southeast 10 to 15 near midnight then increasing to southeast 15 to 25 Saturday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 25 to 35 Saturday afternoon.

Periods of rain.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 12 February 2016
Sunday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots.
Monday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots.
Tuesday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Issued 04:00 AM PST 12 February 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PST 12 February 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. PST today departing low 986 mb located northwest
of Bowie.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Saturday frontal system located west of Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Saturday frontal system located over the Mainland
Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:52 AM PST 12 February 2016 An approaching frontal system will spread gale to storm force
southeasterly winds to the offshore waters, north and Central Coast,
and west coast of Vancouver Island Saturday morning. Gale force
southeasterly winds will spread to northern sections of the strait
Of Georgia late Saturday afternoon. The frontal system will move onto
the mainland coast by Saturday evening. Westerly gales behind the
frontal system will ease Saturday evening.

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