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Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 28 May 2024

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast 10 to 20 this morning then becoming variable 5 to 15 late this afternoon except southwest 20 near Qualicum Beach tonight. Wind variable 5 to 15 Wednesday.

Showers.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 28 May 2024
Thursday Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots becoming light late in the day.
Friday Wind light.
Saturday Wind light increasing to southeast 15 to 25 knots.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 28 May 2024

'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 28 May 2024 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today low located over northwestern Bowie.
By 10:00 p.m. PDT tonight weakening low located north of Bowie.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today trough located off Vancouver Island.
By 10:00 a.m. PDT today weakening trough located over Vancouver
Island.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday approaching trough located west of the
offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:32 PM PDT 27 May 2024 A front off Vancouver Island will give marginal southeast gales
Near the headlands of West Vancouver Island North tonight. Winds will
ease early Tuesday morning as the front weakens.

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