Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 30 November 2015

Tonight and Tuesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 30 to 40 Tuesday afternoon.

Periods of rain.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 30 November 2015
Wednesday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots diminishing to south 15 to 25 late in the day.
Friday Wind south 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35.

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Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

Issued 9:30 PM PST 30 November 2015

'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 9:30 PM PST 30 November 2015 Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight frontal system located west of Haida Gwaii.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Tuesday departing frontal system located over
the North Coast.

At 1:00 a.m. PST Tuesday intensifying frontal system located
over Explorer.
By 7:00 p.m. PST Tuesday frontal system located over Vancouver

At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight weakening ridge located over BC interior.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:27 PM PST 30 November 2015 A north to south aligned front west of Haida Gwaii will move eastward
through the North Coast tonight. Gale to storm force southeasterlies
will prevail over most waters ahead of the front.

On Tuesday, another frontal system will move through the South Coast
bringing gale to storm force southeasterlies, while winds remain
mostly moderate to strong southerly over the north.

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