Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo
Issued 09:30 PM PST 26 February 2021
Tonight and Saturday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots with gusts to 40 becoming northwest 20 to 30 late this evening then diminishing to northwest 10 to 20 late overnight. Wind diminishing to light late Saturday morning then increasing to southeast 10 to 20 early Saturday evening.
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Warnings (In effect)
Strait of Georgia - north of NanaimoIssued 9:30 PM PST 26 February 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 9:30 PM PST 26 February 2021 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight high located southwest of the offshore
At 4:00 p.m. PST Saturday approaching frontal system located west
of Haida Gwaii.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:21 PM PST 26 February 2021 A ridge of high pressure parked in the Eastern Pacific ocean will
maintain widespread gale force northwest winds across most
Southern BC marine waters tonight.
Gale force northwest winds continue across southern waters and
Will gradually ease after midnight.
Late in the day on Saturday, a frontal system will approach Haida
Gwaii. Strong to gale force southwesterly winds are expected over
northern offshore waters on Saturday evening and will spread to the
North Coast Saturday night.
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