Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 17 December 2018

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.

Periods of rain.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 17 December 2018
Wednesday Wind southwest 10 to 20 knots backing to southeast 5 to 15 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest 15 to 25.
Friday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots becoming southeast 5 to 15.

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Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Issued 10:14 PM 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 Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PST 17 December 2018 Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight dissipating frontal system located over
the Washington Coast.

At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight low located over northern Bowie.
By 10:00 a.m. PST Tuesday low located over the southern Alaska

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:18 PM PST 17 December 2018 Storm force southeasterlies will ease to gale force southwesterlies
in the wake of the front across central and southern offshore waters

Over southern waters, southeast gale force winds will subside to
strong southeasterlies overnight.

A low over Northern Bowie will move towards the Alaskan Panhandle
overnight. Storm force southerlies will develop overnight across
northern and central waters.

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