Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo
Issued 04:00 AM PST 22 February 2018
Today Tonight and Friday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots becoming light late this morning then increasing to southeast 15 to 25 overnight. Wind increasing to southeast 25 to 35 near noon Friday.
Flurries or showers beginning Friday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.
Temperatures near plus 1.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Strait of Georgia - north of NanaimoIssued 04:00 AM PST 22 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 4:00 AM PST 22 February 2018 Today Tonight and Friday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight trough located from the Alaska panhandle
to Haida Gwaii.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Friday trough located from the Alaska panhandle
to Washington State.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:32 AM PST 22 February 2018 A trough of low pressure over the Gulf of Alaska will extend
southwards along the Alaskan Panhandle tonight reaching Northern
Vancouver Island by Friday morning and Washington state in the
afternoon. In its wake, northwesterly gales will develop over
northern waters tonight and central waters Friday afternoon.
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