Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo
Issued 04:00 AM PDT 25 September 2020
Today Tonight and Saturday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 5 to 15 this morning except southwest 15 to 25 near Qualicum Beach. Wind becoming variable 5 to 15 early this evening except southwest 15 to 25 near Qualicum Beach. Wind becoming southeast 10 to 20 Saturday morning then diminishing to light Saturday afternoon.
Rain ending this morning. Showers this afternoon tonight and Saturday.
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Warnings (In effect)
Strait of Georgia - north of NanaimoIssued 04:00 AM PDT 25 September 2020
'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 4:00 AM PDT 25 September 2020 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today departing low located over the Central Coast.
At 4:00 p.m. PDT Saturday approaching ridge located on a line
north-south over northern Explorer.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:33 AM PDT 25 September 2020 A weakening low will move onto the Central Coast this morning.
Ahead of the low, gale force southeast winds over the South Coast
will ease this morning. In its wake, strong to gale force westerlies
over most outer waters will ease to moderate to strong this morning.
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