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Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 18 May 2021

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind westerly 15 to 25 knots except southwest 25 to 30 near Qualicum Beach. Wind becoming westerly 10 to 20 this morning. Wind westerly 10 to 20 tonight. Wind northwest 10 to 15 increasing to northwest 15 to 20 Wednesday evening.

Showers ending Wednesday morning. Risk of thunderstorms today and this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 18 May 2021
Thursday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 18 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 4:00 AM PDT 18 May 2021 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today departing trough located over southwestern
BC interior.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today building ridge located off the offshore
waters.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday ridge located west of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:39 AM PDT 18 May 2021 Strong to gale force westerlies in Juan de Fuca Strait will ease this
morning as a trough of low pressure moves inland.

An upper low over the South Coast will continue to bring a risk of
thunderstorms today.

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