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Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

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Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 12 April 2024

Tonight and Saturday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots except northwest 10 over northern sections late this evening. Wind becoming northwest 15 early Saturday morning then increasing to northwest 15 to 20 early Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 12 April 2024
Sunday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 15 knots diminishing to light late in the day.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 12 April 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 9:30 PM PDT 12 April 2024 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight weakening trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over southern Bowie.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight ridge located over Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Saturday ridge located from Haida Gwaii to
Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:14 PM PDT 12 April 2024 A trough of low pressure will move across Bowie this evening while
weakening. Southwest gales over Northern Bowie will shift to strong
westerly in the wake of the trough this evening.

A ridge of high pressure will spread strong to gale force northerlies
to the west of Vancouver Island this evening. Winds will ease to
moderate to strong northerlies overnight.

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