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Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 22 April 2021

Today Tonight and Friday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots diminishing to northwest 5 to 15 this morning then becoming light this afternoon. Wind increasing to variable 5 to 15 this evening and to southeast 15 to 20 Friday morning.

Showers Friday late in the day.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 22 April 2021
Saturday Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots.
Sunday Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots.
Monday Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots.

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Map of Pacific - South Coast marine weather areas South Nomad - 46036 Sentry Shoal - 46131 South Brooks - 46132 Halibut Bank - 46146 South Moresby - 46147 South Hecate Strait - 46185 West Sea Otter - 46204 La Perouse Bank - 46206 East Dellwood - 46207 Georgia Strait - 46303 English Bay - 46304 Discovery Island Esquimalt Harbour Kelp Reefs Malahat Race Rocks Lightstation Saturna Island Sheringham Point University of Victoria Victoria Gonzales Victoria Int'l Airport Ballenas Islands Campbell River Airport Comox Airport Entrance Island Fanny Island Nanaimo Airport Port Hardy Airport Sisters Islets Estevan Point Port Alberni Sartine Island Solander Island Tofino Airport Grief Point Howe Sound - Pam Rocks Powell River Airport Sechelt Squamish Airport Cape St.James Bella Bella Airport Bella Coola Airport Cathedral Point Herbert Island Point Atkinson Sand Heads Lightstation Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal Vancouver Int'l Airport Vancouver Harbour West Vancouver
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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Issued 04:30 AM PDT 22 April 2021

'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 AM PDT 22 April 2021 Today Tonight and Friday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Friday weakening ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over southern Vancouver Island.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight trough located off Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Friday trough located on a line northwest-southeast
over the offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:42 AM PDT 22 April 2021 Ahead of a ridge of high pressure, northwest gales over Southern
Explorer, west coast Vancouver Island and Johnstone Strait will ease
to moderate to strong this morning.

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