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Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 26 September 2021

Tonight and Monday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots becoming southeast 20 to 30 early this evening then diminishing to southwest 15 late overnight. Wind increasing to southeast 15 to 20 early Monday morning.

Rain changing to showers near midnight and ending near noon Monday. Showers Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 26 September 2021
Tuesday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots diminishing to light in the morning.
Wednesday Wind southeast 25 knots increasing to southeast 40 late in the day.
Thursday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots diminishing to light late in the day.

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Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 26 September 2021

'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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 26 September 2021 Tonight and Monday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today low 979 mb located 260 miles west of Cape
St. James.
By 10:30 a.m. PDT Monday low 986 mb located over Haida Gwaii.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT Monday approaching ridge located west of the
offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:55 PM PDT 26 September 2021 A deep area of low pressure will cross northern offshore waters
tonight and reach Haida Gwaii by midday Monday. The low will then
weaken as it slowly makes its way towards the Alaskan Panhandle
Monday afternoon. Ahead of the low, strong to gale force southerlies
will spread to most waters by this afternoon. Gale force
southwesterlies are forecast south of the low. Gale force
northwesterlies will develop over the offshore waters as
The low passes.

A ridge of high pressure will approach Pacific coastal waters on
Monday, prolonging strong to gale force northwesterlies through
Monday night.

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