Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo
Issued 04:00 PM PST 22 January 2019
Tonight and Wednesday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots becoming southeast 25 this evening then diminishing to southeast 10 to 20 near midnight. Wind becoming northwest 10 to 15 late overnight then diminishing to light Wednesday afternoon.
Rain ending early Wednesday morning.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Strait of Georgia - north of NanaimoIssued 5:27 PM PST 22 January 2019
'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 PST 22 January 2019 Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located west of Vancouver
By 9:00 p.m. PST tonight dissipating frontal system located over
southern Vancouver Island.
By midnight PST Wednesday ridge located on a line north-south
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:48 PM PST 22 January 2019 A frontal system moving through the southern waters is generating
gale force east to southeasterly winds over Queen Charlotte Sound
And Queen Charlotte Strait, and westerly gales over southern
Explorer late this afternoon. Winds will become strong to gale force
northwesterly in the wake of the system over Explorer and west coast
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