Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo
Issued 04:00 PM PST 14 December 2018
Tonight and Saturday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots veering to southwest 30 to 40 early this evening then diminishing to southwest 15 to 25 late this evening. Wind diminishing to southeast 10 to 15 late overnight then increasing to southeast 15 to 25 early Saturday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 25 to 35 early Saturday afternoon.
Rain changing to showers near midnight then to rain Saturday afternoon.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Strait of Georgia - south of NanaimoIssued 4:00 PM PST 14 December 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 PM PST 14 December 2018 Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 p.m. PST today departing frontal system located on a line
north-south over southern Vancouver Island.
At 4:00 p.m. PST today ridge located over the offshore waters.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Saturday departing ridge located over the South
At 4:00 a.m. PST Saturday frontal system located west of the
By 4:00 p.m. PST Saturday frontal system located from the Alaska
panhandle to Explorer.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:49 PM PST 14 December 2018 A frontal system on a line north-south over Southern Vancouver Island
this afternoon will depart into the British Columbia Interior early
Over northern and central waters, strong to gale force northwesterly
winds will ease to light to moderate westerly this evening.
Over southern waters, gale force southeast winds ahead of the front
will shift to strong to gale force westerlies in the wake of the
Another intense frontal system will approach the offshore waters
tonight then move onto the mainland coast on Saturday. Widespread
gale to storm force southeast winds will be generated ahead of the
front with hurricane force winds over parts of the northern and
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