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Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 27 November 2022

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 25 early this morning and to west 10 to 15 late this morning. Wind becoming variable 5 to 15 near noon then becoming northwest 10 to 20 this evening. Wind becoming northwest 20 late overnight except northeast 10 to 20 near the mainland coast. Wind diminishing to northeast 10 to 15 Monday morning except northeasterly outflow 20 near the mouth of Howe Sound. Wind becoming northerly 5 to 15 near noon Monday except east 20 south of Tsawwassen Monday evening.

Scattered showers this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 27 November 2022
Tuesday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast 10 to 20 in the morning then increasing to southeast 25 to 35 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southeast 15 to 25.
Thursday Wind south 10 to 20 knots becoming variable 10 to 15.

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Gale warning in effect

Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

Issued 04:00 AM PST 27 November 2022

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PST 27 November 2022 Today Tonight and Monday At 4:00 a.m. PST today departing frontal system located over
Washington State.

At 4:00 a.m. PST today trough located over Haida Gwaii extending
northwestward.
By 9:30 p.m. PST tonight departing trough located over the South
Coast extending northwestward.

At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight quasi-stationary ridge located over
BC interior.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:17 AM PST 27 November 2022 As a frontal system over the Washington state continues to track
southward, northwesterly to westerly gales through the southern inner
waters will ease this morning.

A trough of low pressure over Haida Gwaii will track southward and
maintain the northwesterly gales over the offshore waters today.
The trough will reach the South Coast and depart our region this
evening.

A quasi-stationary ridge of high pressure over the BC Interior will
generate marginal gale to gale force outflow winds through the
mainland inlets overnight.

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