Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo
Issued 09:30 PM PST 18 January 2022
Tonight and Wednesday.
Wind light increasing to southeast 5 to 15 knots near midnight and to southeast 15 to 20 early Wednesday morning. Wind becoming southeast 20 near noon Wednesday.
Periods of drizzle changing to rain near noon Wednesday. Fog patches dissipating early Wednesday morning.
Strong wind warning program has ended for the season.
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No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 9:30 PM PST 18 January 2022 Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight frontal system located over the offshore
By 4:00 p.m. PST Wednesday frontal system located from Hecate
Strait to the Central Coast.
At 4:00 p.m. PST Wednesday approaching trough located west of
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:15 PM PST 18 January 2022 A frontal system will move across the northern waters tonight. Gale
force southeasterlies will begin over Northern Bowie near midnight
and spread to northern and central waters before morning. As it
approaches the mainland coast, storm force southeasterlies will
develop across Northern Hecate Strait and Dixon Entrance East late
A trough rapidly following this frontal system Wednesday
Afternoon will maintain southeast gale force winds from Hecate Strait
to Queen Charlotte Strait and increase winds to storm force from
Southern Hecate Strait to the headlands of Vancouver Island Wednesday
Winds will veer to gale force westerly Wednesday night in the wake of
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