Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo
Issued 10:30 AM PDT 23 May 2017
Today Tonight and Wednesday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind variable 5 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 15 to 25 early this afternoon and to northwest 30 to 40 late this afternoon. Wind diminishing to northwest 20 to 30 near midnight. Wind northwest 15 to 25 Wednesday.
Chance of showers Wednesday.
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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 23 May 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 10:30 AM PDT 23 May 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today frontal system located over Cape St. James
By 6:00 p.m. PDT tonight frontal system located on a line
north-south over the Lower Mainland.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:17 AM PDT 23 May 2017 A frontal system in a northeast to southwest line from cape St. James
to Northern Explorer this morning will move across the BC coast
today, pushed by a strong upper trough. A strong ridge of high
pressure will build in the wake of the front and generate
Gale to locally storm force northwesterly winds over the BC waters
today, tonight, and Wednesday.
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