Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo
Issued 04:00 AM PST 23 February 2018
Today Tonight and Saturday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southeast 15 knots increasing to southeast 15 to 25 early this morning and to southeast 25 to 35 near noon. Wind diminishing to light after midnight then increasing to northwest 20 to 25 overnight. Wind diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 Saturday morning and to light Saturday evening.
Snow or rain today and tonight. Snow or rain beginning Saturday evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in precipitation.
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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 23 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 23 February 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. PST today trough from low located from the Alaska
panhandle to Vancouver Island.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today trough from low located from the Alaska
panhandle to Washington State.
At 4:00 a.m. PST Saturday ridge located over the Central Coast.
At 4:00 p.m. PST Saturday low 982 mb located over the Gulf of
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:53 AM PST 23 February 2018 A trough extending from a low over the Gulf of Alaska will extend
southwards from the Gulf of Alaska to Northern Vancouver Island
Today continuing to Washington state this afternoon. Westerly gales
have developed in its wake over the northern waters and will extend
to the central and southern waters tonight. The winds will ease by
A 982 MB low will approach the Gulf of Alaska Saturday afternoon.
Ahead of the low, gale to storm force westerly winds will develop
beginning late Saturday morning over the northern waters then extend
to the central and southern waters early Saturday evening.
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