Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 19 December 2014

Tonight and Saturday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 30 to 40 near midnight and to southeast 40 to 45 early Saturday morning. Wind diminishing to southeast 25 to 35 late Saturday morning and to southeast 15 to 25 Saturday afternoon. Wind veering to southwest 10 to 20 Saturday evening.

A few showers changing to rain near midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 19 December 2014
Sunday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots.
Monday Wind southerly 10 to 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind southerly 10 to 20 knots.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Issued 4:00 PM PST 19 December 2014

'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 19 December 2014 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight frontal system located on a line
northwest-southeast over the offshore waters.
By 10:00 a.m. PST Saturday frontal system located on a line
northwest-southeast over the Mainland Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:57 PM PST 19 December 2014 An approaching frontal system will track across the outer BC waters
tonight. Gale to storm force southeasterlies ahead of the system will
shift to strong to gale force southwesterlies in its wake. Over the
inner South Coast, southeast gales will develop tonight and diminish
Saturday afternoon.

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