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Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 17 May 2021

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind variable 5 to 15 knots except southwest 15 to 25 near Qualicum Beach. Wind becoming southeast 15 to 25 late this afternoon except southeast 30 over northern sections. Wind becoming westerly 15 to 25 near midnight then becoming westerly 10 to 20 Tuesday morning.

Showers. Risk of thunderstorms tonight and Tuesday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 17 May 2021
Wednesday Wind northwest 15 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots.

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Warnings

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Strong wind warning in effect

Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 17 May 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 10:30 AM PDT 17 May 2021 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over central Vancouver Island.
By 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight departing frontal system located near
Victoria.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today low located off Explorer.
By 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight departing low located over the Lower
Mainland.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight building ridge located off the offshore
waters.

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