Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo
Issued 04:00 PM PST 29 November 2022
Tonight and Wednesday.
Storm warning in effect.
Wind southeast 40 to 50 knots diminishing to southeast 20 to 30 near midnight then veering to southwest 15 to 25 late overnight except southwest 35 near Qualicum Beach. Wind becoming southwest 10 to 20 late Wednesday morning then backing to southeast 5 to 15 Wednesday afternoon.
Snow ending overnight. Flurries Wednesday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.
Low tonight zero. High Wednesday plus 5.
Strong wind warning program has ended for the season.
Zoom-in to make a selection
There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Strait of Georgia - north of NanaimoIssued 4:00 PM PST 29 November 2022
'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 4:00 PM PST 29 November 2022 Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 p.m. PST today intensifying low 988 mb located over northern
By 9:30 p.m. PST tonight low 984 mb located over northern Vancouver
At 4:00 p.m. PST today building ridge located over northern BC
By 4:00 p.m. PST Wednesday quasi-stationary ridge located over
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:52 PM PST 29 November 2022 A building ridge of high pressure over the BC Interior will generate
gale to storm force outflow winds through the mainland inlets tonight
through Wednesday. Over northern coastal waters, a risk of freezing
spray will exist tonight through Wednesday as Arctic air pushes out
from the mainland inlets.
An intensifying low pressure system west of Cape Scott will slowly
track southeastwards towards Vancouver Island this evening and remain
near North Vancouver Island tonight and Wednesday while weakening.
Gale to storm force easterlies over central waters and the South
Coast ahead of the low will shift to gale to storm force northerlies
in its wake and persist through Wednesday.
Pacific - South Coast Area
- Bowie - southern half
- Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island
- Explorer - northwestern half
- Explorer - southeastern half
- Haro Strait
- Hecate Strait - southern half
- Howe Sound
- Johnstone Strait
- Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
What we are doing
- Date modified: