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Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 15 November 2019

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots becoming variable 5 to 15 early this afternoon then increasing to southeast 15 to 25 late overnight. Wind increasing to southeast 25 to 35 early Saturday morning then becoming southeast 30 to 40 Saturday evening.

Showers ending this afternoon. Rain overnight and Saturday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 15 November 2019
Sunday Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots diminishing to southeast 15 to 25 in the morning and to northwest 5 to 15 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind light becoming northwest 10 to 15 knots late in the day.
Tuesday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 15 to 25.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Issued 10:30 AM PST 15 November 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 10:30 AM PST 15 November 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday By 10:30 a.m. PST today departing low 982 mb located over the Gulf
of Alaska.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located west of the offshore
waters.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Saturday frontal system located west of Haida
Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:18 AM PST 15 November 2019 A Pacific frontal system will cross the offshore waters tonight and
the coastal waters on Saturday. Gale to storm force southerly winds
will develop ahead of the front over offshore and northern waters
this evening and continue sliding down the coast through Saturday.

Gales continue over most areas Saturday night as a second and third
system moves onto the coast.

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