Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo
Issued 10:30 AM PST 09 December 2016
Today Tonight and Saturday
Wind easterly 15 to 20 knots diminishing to easterly 10 to 15 after midnight then increasing to southeast 15 to 25 early Saturday morning. Wind becoming southeast 15 Saturday evening.
Periods of wet snow changing to a few showers early this evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in showers.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 10:30 AM PST 9 December 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:30 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
At 10:30 a.m. PST today weakening frontal system located over
At 10:30 a.m. PST today low 990 mb located west of the offshore
By 4:00 p.m. PST today low 993 mb located over northern Explorer.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:28 AM PST 9 December 2016 An Arctic ridge of high pressure will remain over the British
Columbia Interior today through Saturday. Gale force outflow
Winds are expected through mainland inlets through Saturday. Cold
temperatures from the Arctic outflow winds will give a risk of
moderate freezing spray near Northern Mainland inlets.
A weakening frontal system over Haida Gwaii is giving gale
Force easterlies to northern and central waters today. A low pressure
centre associated with this system will move over Northern Explorer
by this afternoon with gale force southwesterly
Winds over Explorer.
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