Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo
Issued 04:00 PM PDT 25 September 2021
Tonight and Sunday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots becoming southwest 10 to 15 early this evening then increasing to southeast 20 to 30 late this evening. Wind increasing to southeast 30 to 40 Sunday morning then diminishing to southeast 20 to 30 Sunday evening.
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Warnings (In effect)
Strait of Georgia - north of NanaimoIssued 4:00 PM PDT 25 September 2021
'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 4:00 PM PDT 25 September 2021 Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today weakening frontal system located from Hecate
Strait to Cape Scott then to Explorer.
At 4:00 p.m. PDT today low 1002 mb located over Explorer.
By 2:00 a.m. PDT Sunday low 995 mb located over eastern Queen
At 10:30 a.m. PDT Sunday low 980 mb located northwest of Explorer.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:51 PM PDT 25 September 2021 A frontal system from Hecate Strait to just north of Vancouver
Island to Southeastern Explorer will join with an approaching
stronger frontal system. Gale force southeasterly winds are expected
along the Central Coast, over portions of Queen Charlotte Sound, and
off the west coast of Northern Vancouver Island late this afternoon
A large low pressure system will approach the British Columbia waters
on Sunday morning. Winds will rise to gale force southerlies for
almost the entire region by the end of Sunday.
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