Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo
Issued 10:30 AM PST 28 January 2023
Today Tonight and Sunday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots except northeasterly outflow 20 near the mouth of Howe Sound. Wind becoming northeast 20 late this afternoon except northeast 35 south of Tsawwassen this evening and northeast 25 south of Tsawwassen overnight and Sunday morning. Wind diminishing to variable 5 to 15 Sunday morning except northeast 20 south of Tsawwassen Sunday morning and afternoon.
Strong wind warning program has ended for the season.
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Warnings (In effect)
Strait of Georgia - south of NanaimoIssued 10:30 AM 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 10:30 AM PST 28 January 2023 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:30 a.m. PST today trough located over Vancouver Island.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today departing trough located southwest of
At 10:30 a.m. PST today building ridge located over northeastern
By 1:00 a.m. PST Sunday quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:22 AM PST 28 January 2023 A strong ridge of high pressure will continue to strengthen over
The British Columbia Interior today. Strong to gale force outflow
winds in the mainland inlets will intensify to gale to storm force as
the ridge strengthens today.
Winds will diminish late in the day Sunday as the high over the
interior eventually merges with the ridge offshore to become a broad
area of high pressure over the marine district.
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