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Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 23 October 2020

Tonight and Saturday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots diminishing to northerly 10 to 15 early Saturday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 23 October 2020
Sunday Wind northeast 15 to 25 knots diminishing to light in the afternoon.
Monday Wind light becoming southeast 5 to 15 knots late in the day.
Tuesday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots.

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Warnings

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Strong wind warning in effect

Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 23 October 2020

'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 9:30 PM PDT 23 October 2020 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight departing low located over the Washington
Coast.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight building ridge located over northern
BC interior.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Saturday quasi-stationary ridge located over
BC interior.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary trough located west of
Vancouver Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 23 October 2020 A departing low off the Washington coast will continue to move onto
the Washington state late this evening. Gale force northwesterlies
over Explorer will ease to strong after midnight.

A ridge of high pressure over Northern BC Interior will build
southward tonight. Gale force northeasterly outflow winds will
continue through the northern and central mainland inlets. Gale force
outflow will develop over southern mainland inlets overnight. Outflow
winds will continue through Saturday and weaken on Sunday.

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