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Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 19 September 2021

Today Tonight and Monday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light early this morning then becoming northwest 5 to 15 early this evening. Wind becoming light after midnight then increasing to southeast 15 Monday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 15 to 25 Monday afternoon.

Showers ending near midnight. Risk of thunderstorms this afternoon and this evening. Showers Monday late in the day.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 19 September 2021
Tuesday Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots becoming light in the morning.
Wednesday Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots.
Thursday Wind light.

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Warnings

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Strong wind warning in effect

Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Issued 07:43 AM PDT 19 September 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 19 September 2021 Today Tonight and Monday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today departing low located over the North Coast.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today ridge located over western Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Monday ridge located over the South Coast.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today frontal system located west of Bowie.
By 10:30 a.m. PDT Monday frontal system located from Hecate Strait
to the Central Coast then to Cape Scott.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:47 AM PDT 19 September 2021 A frontal system will move into Bowie this evening from the west. The
front will progress across the northern and central waters on Monday.

Gale force southeast winds will develop along the front. In the wake
of the front, the winds will shift to strong to gale force
southwesterly winds.

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