Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo
Issued 05:12 PM PST 15 December 2018
Tonight and Sunday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35 early this evening then becoming southeast 20 to 30 near noon Sunday. Wind becoming southeast 20 Sunday evening.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Strait of Georgia - south of NanaimoIssued 5:12 PM PST 15 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 15 December 2018 Tonight and Sunday At 9:00 p.m. PST tonight frontal system located from Langara to
Cape St. James then to Explorer.
By 7:00 a.m. PST Sunday weakening frontal system located from the
North Coast to the Central Coast then to Tofino.
At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight low located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Sunday low located northwest of Bowie.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:48 PM PST 15 December 2018 An intense frontal system is moving into the coastal waters this
afternoon and will gradually make its way onto the mainland coast
Hurricane force winds will continue for parts of the northern and
central waters through tonight. Gale to storm force winds will
continue over southern waters until Sunday morning.
A low pressure centre west of Bowie will slowly drift
Northeastward on Sunday. The low will generate strong to gale force
southerlies for northern and central waters.
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- Bowie - southern half
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