Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo
Issued 10:30 AM PDT 24 September 2020
Today Tonight and Friday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 25 near midnight and to southerly 35 late overnight. Wind diminishing to southerly 25 Friday morning then veering to westerly 10 to 20 near noon Friday.
Showers with a risk of thunderstorms changing to rain overnight and ending Friday morning. Showers Friday late in the day.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Strait of Georgia - south of NanaimoIssued 10:30 AM PDT 24 September 2020
'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 24 September 2020 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today low 986 mb located northwest of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today weakening low 988 mb located north of Bowie.
At 10:00 p.m. PDT tonight deepening low 992 mb located over
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Friday departing low 990 mb located over northern
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:21 AM PDT 24 September 2020 A low northwest of Bowie will slowly move northeastward towards the
Alaska Panhandle today. Strong to gale force northwesterlies over
most waters will ease to moderate to strong by this afternoon.
A developing low is forecast to move into Explorer this evening and
track toward Northern Vancouver Island tonight. The low will move
inland early Friday morning. Ahead of the low, southeast gales are
forecast to develop over the southern waters tonight. Winds will
shift to gale force westerlies as the front passes and gradually
Ease to strong westerlies on Friday.
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