Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo
Issued 10:30 AM PST 02 December 2022
Today Tonight and Saturday.
Wind easterly 15 to 20 knots increasing to easterly 20 to 30 near noon then diminishing to easterly 15 to 20 near midnight. Wind diminishing to light early Saturday morning except northeast 20 south of Tsawwassen. Wind becoming northwest 15 Saturday afternoon.
Periods of snow or rain ending near midnight. Visibility as low as 1 mile in precipitation.
Temperatures near plus 3.
Strong wind warning program has ended for the season.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 10:30 AM PST 2 December 2022 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:30 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
At 10:30 a.m. PST today trough from 996 mb low located over
By 4:00 p.m. PST today departing low 998 mb located over
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:26 AM PST 2 December 2022 A 996 MB low over Explorer this morning will move southward
Today and exit Southwest Explorer early this evening. An Arctic
Ridge of high pressure will remain over the BC Interior creating
Gale force northeasterly outflow winds through the mainland inlets
except up to storm force over the Central Coast later today and
Over northern offshore waters, strong to gale force northeast winds
will ease to strong this evening. Over central waters, gale force
southeast winds will back to northeast this afternoon then ease to
strong by Saturday morning. Over southern waters gale to storm force
southeasterlies will ease to strong by Saturday morning. However,
winds will remain below gale force over the Strait of Georgia.
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