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Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 28 January 2023

Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 20 to 30 knots except northeast 35 south of Tsawwassen. Wind becoming northeast 20 after midnight except northeast 25 south of Tsawwassen. Wind diminishing to variable 5 to 15 Sunday morning except northeast 20 south of Tsawwassen Sunday morning and afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 28 January 2023
Monday Wind southeast 10 knots increasing to southeast 15 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast 10 to 20 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots.

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Gale warning in effect

Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

Issued 9:30 PM PST 28 January 2023

'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 9:30 PM PST 28 January 2023 Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight quasi-stationary ridge located over
BC interior.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:10 PM PST 28 January 2023 A strong ridge of high pressure will continue to lie over the British
Columbia Interior tonight. Gale to storm force outflow winds will
diminish late in the day Sunday as the high over the interior
eventually merges with a ridge offshore to become a broad area of
high pressure over the marine district.

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