Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo
Issued 10:30 AM PST 17 December 2018
Today Tonight and Tuesday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots diminishing to southeast 20 to 30 late this evening and to southeast 10 to 20 late overnight. Wind increasing to south 20 to 30 Tuesday afternoon.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Strait of Georgia - north of NanaimoIssued 10:30 AM PST 17 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 10:30 AM PST 17 December 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:30 a.m. PST today frontal system located over Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located from Sandspit to
Cape Scott then to Explorer.
At 10:30 a.m. PST today low located west of the offshore waters.
By 10:00 p.m. PST tonight low located over Bowie.
At 4:00 a.m. PST Tuesday low located over the southern Alaska
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:27 AM PST 17 December 2018 The next intense frontal system sits over Explorer late this
Morning. Gale to storm force southeasterlies will continue to
Develop across southern, central, and northern waters during the
Day. Hurricane force winds are forecast this afternoon for the
headlands of West Vancouver Island North.
In the wake of the frontal system, a low will move over Bowie this
evening. Storm force southerlies will develop this evening and
tonight across northern and central waters.
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