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Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 14 June 2024

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind variable 5 to 15 knots except southwest 20 near Qualicum Beach. Wind becoming southeast 15 to 20 early this morning then diminishing to variable 5 to 15 this evening. Wind becoming light near midnight then becoming northwest 5 to 15 Saturday morning. Wind becoming variable 5 to 15 Saturday evening.

Showers beginning early this morning. Risk of thunderstorms late this afternoon and this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 14 June 2024
Sunday Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 14 June 2024

'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 14 June 2024 Today Tonight and Saturday By 4:00 a.m. PDT today weakening ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Lower Mainland.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today low located over central Bowie.
By 10:30 a.m. PDT today dissipating low located over Haida Gwaii.

At 10:00 p.m. PDT tonight building ridge located over Pacific Ocean.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:25 PM PDT 13 June 2024 A ridge of high pressure will drift southeastward across Vancouver
Island tonight.

Ahead of the ridge, gale force westerly winds will continue through
Juan de Fuca Strait before easing overnight.

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