Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo
Issued 09:30 PM PST 03 March 2021
Tonight and Thursday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind light increasing to southeast 10 to 15 knots late overnight and to southeast 15 to 25 Thursday morning except southeast 25 to 35 south of Tsawwassen Thursday afternoon. Wind becoming southeast 15 to 20 early Thursday evening.
Periods of rain Thursday afternoon and evening.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Strait of Georgia - south of NanaimoIssued 9:30 PM PST 03 March 2021
'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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 9:30 PM PST 3 March 2021 Tonight and Thursday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight quasi-stationary cold front located on
a line northeast-southwest over northern Vancouver Island.
At 4:00 a.m. PST Thursday deepening low 990 mb located southwest
By 7:00 p.m. PST Thursday low 982 mb located over Haida Gwaii.
At 4:00 a.m. PST Friday low 990 mb located over southwestern
By 4:00 p.m. PST Friday high 994 mb located near Cape Scott.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:33 PM PST 3 March 2021 A cold front will continue to remain quasi-stationary over Northern
Vancouver Island tonight. Ahead of the front, gale force southerlies
will persist tonight over central waters and west of Vancouver
A deepening low will track northwards across Explorer Thursday
morning and lie over Haida Gwaii in the evening. Ahead of the low,
gale to storm force southerlies over southern and central waters will
spread to northern waters in the afternoon. Additionally, hurricane
force southeasterlies will develop ahead and in the vicinity of the
low. Winds will shift to storm to hurricane force westerly in its
wake and near the low.
Pacific - South Coast Area
- Bowie - southern half
- Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island
- Explorer - northwestern half
- Explorer - southeastern half
- Haro Strait
- Hecate Strait - southern half
- Howe Sound
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- Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance
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- Queen Charlotte Sound - eastern half
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- Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo
- Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo
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