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Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 30 May 2020

Tonight and Sunday.

Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 15 to 20 near midnight then diminishing to northwest 5 to 15 near noon Sunday. Wind becoming light Sunday afternoon then becoming northwest 5 to 15 Sunday evening.

Showers ending near noon Sunday. Risk of thunderstorms late this afternoon and this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 30 May 2020
Monday Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast 10 to 20 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind light increasing to northwest 10 to 20 knots.

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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 30 May 2020 Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Queen Charlotte Sound.
By midnight PDT tonight weakening ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Queen Charlotte Sound.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today low 1000 mb located northwest of Bowie.
By 8:00 a.m. PDT Sunday weakening low 1002 mb located northwest
of Bowie.

At 1:00 p.m. PDT Sunday building ridge located on a line north-south
over Explorer.
By 11:00 p.m. PDT Sunday ridge located on a line north-south
over Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:50 PM PDT 30 May 2020 A ridge of high pressure on a line northeast-southwest from Explorer
to Queen Charlotte Sound will produce strong to marginal gale force
northwesterly or westerly winds over parts of the southern waters
tonight. The winds will ease early Sunday morning as the
System weakens.

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