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Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 20 October 2019

Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to southeast 10 to 15 knots after midnight and to southeast 15 to 25 early Monday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 25 to 35 near noon Monday then diminishing to southeast 15 to 25 early Monday evening.

Rain beginning overnight changing to showers Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 20 October 2019
Tuesday Wind light increasing to northwest 10 to 20 knots in the morning.
Wednesday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots.
Thursday Wind light.

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Gale warning in effect

Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 20 October 2019

'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 PDT 20 October 2019 Tonight and Monday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight dissipating low located over Hecate Strait.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Monday low located west of the offshore waters.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Monday departing low located over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:28 PM PDT 20 October 2019 A low pressure system over Hecate Strait will dissipate this evening.
Strong westerly winds over the offshore waters will continue
weakening tonight.

The next low pressure system will move across offshore waters Monday
morning and cross over Haida Gwaii late Monday afternoon. Gale force
southeast winds ahead of the low will switch to gale force westerlies
in behind.

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