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Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 16 May 2021

Today Tonight and Monday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest 15 early this morning then increasing to northwest 15 to 20 late this afternoon. Wind diminishing to light late this evening except southwest 15 to 25 near Qualicum Beach. Wind becoming variable 10 to 20 Monday evening.

Showers overnight and Monday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 16 May 2021
Tuesday Wind northwest 15 knots diminishing to light in the afternoon then becoming northwest 15 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind northwest 15 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 15 knots.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 16 May 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 16 May 2021 Today Tonight and Monday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today ridge located over the Central Coast to
Explorer.
By 8:00 p.m. PDT tonight dissipating ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Vancouver Island.

At 8:00 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:45 AM PDT 16 May 2021 Strong to gale force inflow winds are expected for eastern portions
of Juan de Fuca Strait this evening, lasting into the overnight
hours.

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