Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 20 January 2018

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 15 knots increasing to southeast 15 to 25 late this morning and to southeast 25 to 35 late this afternoon. Wind increasing to southeast 35 to 45 late this evening then diminishing to southeast 25 to 35 Sunday morning. Wind diminishing to southeast 15 to 25 near noon Sunday.

Showers. Risk of thunderstorms Sunday afternoon and evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 20 January 2018
Monday Wind southerly 10 to 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 30 to 40.
Wednesday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

Issued 04:00 AM PST 20 January 2018

'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 20 January 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. PST today intensifying frontal system located over
the offshore waters.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located from Sandspit to
Cape Scott then to Tofino.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:53 AM PST 20 January 2018 A frontal system over the offshore waters this morning will move
southeastward to the coastal waters this afternoon then to southern
waters tonight. The system will move out of BC waters Sunday
Morning as it continues tracking southward.

Gale to marginal storm force southeasterly winds over the offshore
waters will spread to northern and central coastal waters this
afternoon then to southern waters tonight. Winds will ease Sunday
morning as the system moves out of the region. Marginal gale force
westerly or northwesterly winds will develop over the offshore
Waters on Sunday in the wake of the front.

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