Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo
Issued 09:30 PM PDT 23 September 2023
Tonight and Sunday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 20 to 30 early Sunday afternoon and to southeast 30 to 40 early Sunday evening.
Scattered showers ending near noon Sunday. Rain Sunday evening.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Strait of Georgia - north of NanaimoIssued 9:30 PM PDT 23 September 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 9:30 PM PDT 23 September 2023 Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight trough located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Sunday intensifying trough located over Bowie.
At 5:00 p.m. PDT Sunday intensifying frontal system located
southwest of Explorer.
By 11:00 p.m. PDT Sunday frontal system located off Vancouver
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:33 AM PDT 24 September 2023 A series of systems will spread gale to hurricane force winds across
the British Columbia waters this evening through Monday.
Initially, a trough will bring southerly gale and storm force winds
to the central and northern waters today.
An intensifying frontal system will cross Explorer this evening,
spreading storm to local hurricane force southeasterly winds across
southern and central waters. Significant wave height of 10 metres is
expected for the northwestern half of Explorer tonight into Monday
Another intense low will move from Explorer to Bowie on Monday
maintaining gale to storm force southeast winds across much of the
marine region. Local hurricane force southeast winds are expected
over central waters starting Monday afternoon.
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