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Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 27 February 2021

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind westerly 5 to 15 knots becoming light this afternoon then increasing to southeast 10 to 20 early this evening. Wind increasing to southeast 20 to 30 Sunday morning then becoming southeast 25 to 35 Sunday evening.

Showers this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 27 February 2021
Monday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southeast 15 to 25 in the morning and to northwest 10 to 15 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 15 to 25.
Wednesday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots becoming southeast 15 late in the day.

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Gale warning in effect

Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Issued 10:30 AM PST 27 February 2021

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. 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 PST 27 February 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:30 a.m. PST today high located southwest of the offshore
waters.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today cold front located west of Bowie.
By noon PST Sunday cold front located on a line northeast-southwest
over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:23 AM PST 27 February 2021 A frontal system will approach Haida Gwaii this afternoon with the
associated cold front crossing Haida Gwaii early Sunday afternoon.
The cold front will then reach Northern Vancouver Island by late
Sunday evening.

Ahead of this approaching system strong to gale force southwesterly
winds are expected over northern offshore waters today and Sunday.

For coastal waters winds will rise to strong to gale force
Southerly ahead of the approaching cold front Sunday. Winds will
shift to northwest and ease in the wake of this front.

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