Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo
Issued 10:30 AM PST 18 February 2018
Today Tonight and Monday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 25 this evening and to northwest 10 to 15 late overnight. Wind diminishing to light early Monday morning.
Temperatures near plus 2.
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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 18 February 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 18 February 2018 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:30 a.m. PST today departing low located over Washington State.
At 10:30 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:29 AM PST 18 February 2018 A low pressure system over Washington state this morning will depart
today while high pressure continues to build over the BC Interior.
Gale to storm force northerly winds are expected for many of the
central and southern waters. Gale force outflow winds will also be a
factor near mainland inlets. Outflow winds are likely to persist
With the prolonged northerly winds offshore, waves reaching 9 metres
are expected for offshore waters west of Vancouver Island.
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