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Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 23 September 2021

Tonight and Friday.

Wind northwest 10 knots increasing to northwest 15 to 20 Friday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 23 September 2021
Saturday Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast 10 to 20 late in the day.
Sunday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 30 to 40.
Monday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots.

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Map of Pacific - South Coast marine weather areas South Nomad - 46036 Sentry Shoal - 46131 South Brooks - 46132 Halibut Bank - 46146 South Moresby - 46147 South Hecate Strait - 46185 West Sea Otter - 46204 La Perouse Bank - 46206 East Dellwood - 46207 Georgia Strait - 46303 English Bay - 46304 Discovery Island Esquimalt Harbour Kelp Reefs Malahat Race Rocks Lightstation Saturna Island Sheringham Point University of Victoria Victoria Gonzales Victoria Int'l Airport Ballenas Islands Campbell River Airport Comox Airport Entrance Island Fanny Island Nanaimo Airport Port Hardy Airport Sisters Islets Estevan Point Port Alberni Sartine Island Solander Island Tofino Airport Grief Point Howe Sound - Pam Rocks Powell River Airport Sechelt Squamish Airport Cape St.James Bella Bella Airport Bella Coola Airport Cathedral Point Herbert Island Point Atkinson Sand Heads Lightstation Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal Vancouver Int'l Airport Vancouver Harbour West Vancouver
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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 23 September 2021 Tonight and Friday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today frontal system located over Hecate Strait.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Friday departing frontal system located from the
North Coast to Queen Charlotte Sound then to Explorer.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over northern Vancouver Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:55 PM PDT 23 September 2021 A frontal system is currently over Haida Gwaii. Ahead of the
Front, southerly gales have spread over the northern waters. Local
storm force southeasterlies are expected through the evening over
Northern Hecate Strait and Dixon Entrance East. Strong to gale force
southwesterlies will prevail in the wake of the front.

The frontal system will remain quasi-stationary over the northern
waters tonight then move slowly eastward across South Hecate on
Friday. Southerly gales ahead of the front will ease to strong on
Friday morning. Winds will become moderate to strong westerly behind
the front.

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