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Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 26 November 2022

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots increasing to southerly 20 to 30 near noon and to southerly 30 to 40 early this evening. Wind becoming northwest 25 to 35 late this evening then becoming northwest 25 late overnight. Wind diminishing to west 5 to 15 Sunday morning then becoming light near noon Sunday. Wind becoming southeast 5 to 15 Sunday afternoon then becoming light Sunday evening.

Showers ending near midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 26 November 2022
Monday Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots.
Tuesday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots becoming northwest 10 to 20.
Wednesday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots becoming northwest 15 to 25.

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Gale warning in effect

Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

Issued 10:30 AM PST 26 November 2022

'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 26 November 2022 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:30 a.m. PST today frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over Cape St. James.
By 10:00 p.m. PST tonight departing frontal system located over
southern Vancouver Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:16 AM PST 26 November 2022 A frontal system near cape St. James will track across central
Waters to reach Cape Scott this afternoon. Ahead of the front,
southwesterly gales over central waters will move to the west coast
of Vancouver Island this afternoon. Behind this front, northwest
gales now over offshore and northern waters will spread across the
central waters this afternoon.

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