Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 18 January 2018

Today Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots increasing to southeast 35 to 45 Friday morning then diminishing to southeast 25 to 35 Friday afternoon. Wind diminishing to south 15 to 25 Friday evening.

Showers. Risk of thunderstorms today.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 18 January 2018
Saturday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35 late in the day.
Sunday Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots diminishing to southeast 15 to 25.
Monday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots.

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Gale warning in effect

Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Issued 10:30 AM PST 18 January 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PST 18 January 2018 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:30 a.m. PST today low 974 mb located 100 miles southwest of
Cape St. James.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Friday weakening low 989 mb located 80 miles
south of Cape St. James.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:21 AM PST 18 January 2018 A strong low pressure system 100 miles southwest of Cape St James
will continue its westward track to lie south of Cape St James
This afternoon while weakening 15 millibar. This evening it will
remain nearly stationary in queen charloote sound while
Only weakening slightly.

Gale to storm force southeasterlies ahead of the low will ease
To strong to gale force tonight. Northwesterly gales will prevail
behind the low affecting offshore only waters today, but will spread
to Bowie and Explorer tonight and Friday.

Seas which are 9 to 10 metres this morning over the central waters
and west of Vancouver Island will subside to 6 to 8 metres later
today.

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