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Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 03 August 2021

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots diminishing to northwest 5 to 15 near noon then becoming southeast 10 to 15 late this evening. Wind diminishing to light near noon Wednesday then becoming southeast 10 to 15 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 03 August 2021
Thursday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light in the morning then becoming northwest 15 late in the day.
Friday Wind southwest 5 to 15 knots veering to northwest 10 to 20.
Saturday Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 03 August 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 10:30 AM PDT 3 August 2021 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located over northern
Vancouver Island.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary low located over
northwestern Bowie.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today frontal system located over Haida Gwaii.
By 8:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday frontal system located over McInnes
Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:22 AM PDT 3 August 2021 A ridge of high pressure over Northern Vancouver Island and strong
daytime heating over the BC Interior are producing strong to gale
force inflow winds through Juan de Fuca Strait every day in the late
afternoon and evening. Winds then ease to moderate to strong by early
morning.

A stalled front over Haida Gwaii will produce strong to gale force
southerly winds over the northern waters today and early Wednesday,
then push onto the Central Coast Wednesday evening.

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