Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo
Issued 10:30 AM PST 28 November 2022
Today Tonight and Tuesday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind east 10 knots except northeasterly outflow 20 near the mouth of Howe Sound. Wind becoming northeast 5 to 15 near noon then becoming light this afternoon. Wind increasing to east 5 to 15 this evening except east 20 south of Tsawwassen. Wind becoming east 10 to 20 late overnight then becoming east 15 to 25 Tuesday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 30 to 40 Tuesday evening.
Scattered showers this morning. Snow Tuesday late in the day. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.
Temperatures near plus 2.
Strong wind warning program has ended for the season.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Strait of Georgia - south of NanaimoIssued 10:30 AM PST 28 November 2022
'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 10:30 AM PST 28 November 2022 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:30 a.m. PST today building ridge located over BC interior.
At 4:00 a.m. PST Tuesday intensifying low 1007 mb located over
By 4:00 p.m. PST Tuesday low 990 mb located northwest of Vancouver
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:26 AM PST 28 November 2022 A ridge of high pressure building over the Northern BC Interior will
generate strong to gale force outflow winds through the mainland
inlets. Outflow winds will strengthen on Tuesday with gale to storm
force strength expected Tuesday night.
A low pressure system will intensify west of Haida Gwaii tonight and
track southeastwards towards Vancouver Island on Tuesday. Gale to
storm force winds will develop over parts of the offshore and central
waters as well as West Vancouver Island on Tuesday.
Over the inner South Coast, snow and strong winds will generate
blowing snow leading to significant reductions in blowing snow during
the day on Tuesday, carrying into Tuesday night.
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