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Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 15 August 2022

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind light becoming southeast 5 to 15 knots early this afternoon then becoming light early this evening except southwest 20 near Qualicum Beach tonight. Wind becoming northwest 10 to 15 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 15 August 2022
Wednesday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots becoming northwest 15 to 25 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots diminishing to northwest 5 to 15.
Friday Wind northwest 5 to 10 knots becoming southeast 5 to 15.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 15 August 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 10:30 AM PDT 15 August 2022 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today trough located on a line northwest-southeast
over Explorer.
By 8:00 p.m. PDT tonight dissipating trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over Queen Charlotte Sound.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today frontal system located west of the offshore
waters.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:13 AM PDT 15 August 2022 A frontal system will approach the offshore waters tonight. Strong to
gale force southeasterlies will develop ahead of the system over
Bowie late this evening and then spread to waters near northern
Haida Gwaii on Tuesday.

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