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Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 20 January 2020

Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35 late overnight then diminishing to southeast 15 to 25 early Tuesday afternoon.

Periods of rain.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 20 January 2020
Wednesday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 20 to 30 in the morning.
Thursday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southeast 15 to 25 late in the day.
Friday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Issued 9:30 PM PST 20 January 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PST 20 January 2020 Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight frontal system located over the eastern
offshore waters.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Tuesday weakening frontal system located from
Haida Gwaii to Tofino.

At 10:30 a.m. PST Tuesday trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over the offshore waters.
By 9:30 p.m. PST Tuesday weakening trough located from Bowie
to Victoria.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:04 PM PST 20 January 2020 A frontal system over the offshore waters will approach the BC coast
tonight. Ahead of the front, gale to storm force southeasterlies will
continue over most outer waters tonight, and spread to the inner
South Coast overnight. Winds will ease to moderate to strong
southerlies Tuesday as the system moves inland.

A trough will move across Explorer Tuesday morning and Vancouver
Island Tuesday afternoon. Strong to gale force southwesterlies will
develop behind the trough.

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