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Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 21 May 2024

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind east 5 to 15 knots except variable 5 to 15 south of Tsawwassen. Wind becoming southeast 15 to 25 early this morning then diminishing to variable 5 to 15 late this afternoon. Wind increasing to northwest 30 to 35 late this evening then diminishing to northwest 20 to 30 after midnight. Wind diminishing to light Wednesday morning then becoming southeast 5 to 15 Wednesday evening.

Rain changing to showers near midnight and ending Wednesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 21 May 2024
Thursday Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots.
Friday Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots diminishing to light.
Saturday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots.

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Gale warning in effect

Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 21 May 2024

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. 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 AM PDT 21 May 2024 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over the Central Coast.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today trough located on a line north-south over
Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today building ridge located west of Bowie.
By 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight ridge located on a line north-south
over Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:45 AM PDT 21 May 2024 A trough will dig south towards Vancouver Island today with a
building ridge west of Bowie. This combination will strengthen the
northwesterly winds to gale force across the southern waters late
today and tonight.

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