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Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 21 October 2020

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots diminishing to northwest 15 this afternoon and to light early Thursday morning. Wind becoming southeast 10 to 15 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 21 October 2020
Friday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots becoming northwest 20 to 30 late in the day.
Saturday Wind northerly 10 to 20 knots.
Sunday Wind northerly 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light.

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Warnings

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Strong wind warning in effect

Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 21 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 10:30 AM PDT 21 October 2020 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located west of
the offshore waters.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary trough located from the
North Coast to the South Coast.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT Thursday approaching frontal system located west
of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:21 AM PDT 21 October 2020 An approaching frontal system will produce strong to gale force
southerly winds over the offshore waters on Thursday.

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