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Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 23 July 2021

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind light except southwest 20 knots near Qualicum Beach early this morning. Wind becoming southeast 5 to 10 near noon then becoming light early this evening. Wind becoming northwest 5 to 15 late this evening then becoming light Saturday morning. Wind becoming northwest 5 to 15 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 23 July 2021
Sunday Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Issued 06:57 AM PDT 23 July 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 23 July 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today trough located on a line northwest-southeast
over Hecate Strait.
By 6:00 a.m. PDT today dissipating trough located over the
Mainland Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:52 AM PDT 23 July 2021 A trough of low pressure laying through Hecate Strait will move onto
the mainland coast early this morning. Ahead of the trough, strong to
gale force southeasterly winds will shift to moderate southwesterly
in its wake.

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