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Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 30 October 2020

Tonight and Saturday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 early this evening and to light after midnight. Wind becoming east 10 early Saturday morning then becoming light early Saturday afternoon. Wind becoming northwest 10 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 30 October 2020
Sunday Wind northwest 10 knots becoming light in the afternoon.
Monday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35.
Tuesday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots.

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Warnings

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Strong wind warning in effect

Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 30 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 4:00 PM PDT 30 October 2020 Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located west of Explorer.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Saturday ridge located on a line north-south over
northern Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Saturday frontal system located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Saturday frontal system located over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:49 PM PDT 30 October 2020 A frontal system will move onto Bowie on Saturday morning and reach
the North Coast in the evening. Winds will rise to gale force
southerly over the central and northern waters as the front
approaches.

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