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Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 24 May 2022

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to southeast 15 to 20 knots this afternoon and to southeast 20 to 25 early Wednesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 24 May 2022
Thursday Wind light becoming southeast 5 to 15 knots in the afternoon.
Friday Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots increasing to southwest 15 to 25.
Saturday Wind light becoming southeast 5 to 15 knots.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Issued 10:47 AM PDT 24 May 2022

'Strong' winds of 20 to 33 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 4:00 PM PDT 24 May 2022 Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today low located over northwestern Explorer.
By 5:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday low located over Queen Charlotte Sound.

At 10:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday approaching low located southwest
of Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 24 May 2022 A low pressure system will move through Northern Explorer today and
come to rest over Queen Charlotte Sound overnight. The low will then
weaken and move onto the Central Coast on Wednesday evening.

Ahead of the low, gale force southeasterly winds are expected and
particularly along the line from Estevan Point to the Vancouver
Island headlands this evening.

The next low that will move through BC waters starts approaching
Southwest Explorer Wednesday night.

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