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Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 11:21 PM PST 26 November 2022

Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southerly 30 to 40 knots becoming northwest 30 to 40 near midnight then diminishing to northwest 25 late overnight. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 early Sunday morning and to light near noon Sunday. Wind becoming southwest 5 to 15 Sunday afternoon then becoming light Sunday evening.

Showers ending after midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 26 November 2022
Monday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to northwest 5 to 15 in the afternoon then becoming variable 5 to 15 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots becoming northwest 10 to 20.
Wednesday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots becoming northwest 15 to 25.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

Issued 00:06 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 9:30 PM PST 26 November 2022 Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight frontal system located over southern
Vancouver Island.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Sunday departing frontal system located over
Washington State.

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

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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