Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo
Issued 10:30 AM PST 06 March 2021
Today Tonight and Sunday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots diminishing to southeast 5 to 15 near noon then increasing to southeast 15 to 20 this afternoon. Wind increasing to southeast 20 to 25 early this evening and to southeast 25 to 35 near midnight. Wind diminishing to south 20 early Sunday morning then backing to southeast 15 late Sunday morning. Wind veering to south 15 to 20 Sunday afternoon.
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Warnings (In effect)
Strait of Georgia - south of NanaimoIssued 10:30 AM PST 06 March 2021
'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 10:30 AM PST 6 March 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:30 a.m. PST today dissipating trough located over the Lower
At 10:30 a.m. PST today frontal system located over Bowie.
By 6:00 p.m. PST tonight frontal system located over Haida Gwaii
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:19 AM PST 6 March 2021 A front currently over the offshore waters will reach Haida Gwaii
late this afternoon.
Southeast gales have developed over the offshore waters. The winds
will then spread across most marine waters this afternoon as the
Pacific - Georgia Basin Area
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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