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Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 25 September 2020

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots becoming northwest 5 to 15 near noon except southwest 15 to 25 near Qualicum Beach. Wind becoming variable 5 to 15 early this evening except southwest 15 to 25 near Qualicum Beach. Wind becoming southeast 15 early Saturday morning then diminishing to light Saturday afternoon. Wind becoming northwest 5 to 15 Saturday evening.

Showers this afternoon tonight and Saturday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 25 September 2020
Sunday Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 15 to 25 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 25 September 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 10:30 AM PDT 25 September 2020 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today departing cold front located east of the
Lower Mainland.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT Saturday ridge located west of the offshore
waters.
By 9:30 p.m. PDT Saturday ridge located on a line north-south over
Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT Saturday approaching frontal system located west
of the offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:26 AM PDT 25 September 2020 A passing front over the South Coast mainland is departing to the
east late this morning. Strong to gale force southerlies over the
Southern Strait of Georgia will begin to ease late this morning.

Beginning Monday night, an intense Pacific weather system will
approach the offshore waters from the west. Southeast gale to storm
force winds will develop ahead of this system.

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