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Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 28 June 2022

Tonight and Wednesday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots except southeast 25 over northern sections late this afternoon and early this evening. Wind diminishing to light near midnight then becoming southeast 5 to 15 near noon Wednesday.

Showers ending near midnight with a risk of thunderstorms. Showers Wednesday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 28 June 2022
Thursday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light late in the day.
Saturday Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots becoming light late in the day.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 28 June 2022

'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 PM PDT 28 June 2022 Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located west of Bowie.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today low 1014 mb located over southeastern
Explorer.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday dissipating low located over Vancouver
Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:22 AM PDT 28 June 2022 A ridge of high pressure remains offshore, while a low pressure
system over Southeastern Explorer will slowly track towards Vancouver
Island today and will weaken.

Strong to gale force southeasterly winds off the west coast of
Vancouver Island will ease near noon today.

Strong to gale force northwesterly winds over Bowie and west coast
Haida Gwaii will also ease near noon today.

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