Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo
Issued 10:30 AM PDT 16 September 2019
Today Tonight and Tuesday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind light increasing to southeast 5 to 15 knots near noon and to southeast 15 to 20 late this evening. Wind increasing to southeast 20 to 30 late overnight then becoming southeast 25 to 35 early Tuesday morning. Wind diminishing to southeast 15 to 25 Tuesday afternoon and to southeast 10 to 15 Tuesday evening.
Showers. Risk of thunderstorms late this afternoon.
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Warnings (In effect)
Strait of Georgia - south of NanaimoIssued 10:30 AM PDT 16 September 2019
'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 10:30 AM PDT 16 September 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today frontal system located on a line north-south
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday frontal system located on a line
northwest-southeast over northern Vancouver Island.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:43 PM PDT 16 September 2019 A frontal system off Haida Gwaii will move onto the North Coast
tonight. Southerly gales over the northern waters will spread to the
central and southern waters tonight. Localized storm force winds can
be expected over Hecate Strait and Dixon west this evening.
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