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Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 18 June 2021

Tonight and Saturday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 15 to 25 this evening then becoming northwest 15 to 20 early Saturday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 18 June 2021
Sunday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light.

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Ice Conditions

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

Issued 7:20 PM PDT 18 June 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 9:30 PM PDT 18 June 2021 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Explorer.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Saturday ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over the offshore waters.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over Bowie.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Saturday weakening trough located on a line
east-west over northern Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:47 PM PDT 18 June 2021 Gale force westerlies will develop across Central and Eastern Juan de
Fuca Strait late this afternoon due to a combination of daytime
heating and a building ridge offshore.

Winds will ease to strong westerlies early Saturday morning then rise
to gale force westerlies again late Saturday afternoon.

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