Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo
Issued 10:30 AM PDT 17 September 2019
Today Tonight and Wednesday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southeast 15 to 25 near noon and to southeast 10 to 15 early this evening. Wind diminishing to light near midnight then becoming northwest 5 to 15 Wednesday morning.
Showers ending Wednesday morning. Risk of thunderstorms late this afternoon and this evening.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Strait of Georgia - north of NanaimoIssued 4:00 PM PDT 17 September 2019
'Strong' winds of 20 to 33 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 PDT 17 September 2019 Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today departing frontal system located over the
At 4:00 p.m. PDT today low located over southeastern Explorer.
By 10:30 p.m. PDT tonight low located south of Explorer.
At 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located northwest of Explorer.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Bowie.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:20 AM PDT 17 September 2019 A frontal system over Southern Vancouver Island will move
southeastward to the Lower Mainland this afternoon. Southeast
Gales over the inner south coastal waters will ease early
The associated low centre over Northwestern Explorer will move
southeastward to Southeastern Explorer this afternoon. Gales
Around the low over northern and central offshore waters will
Weaken this afternoon.
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