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Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

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Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 14 June 2024

Tonight and Saturday.

Wind southerly 5 to 15 knots becoming light after midnight then becoming northwest 5 to 15 late overnight. Wind becoming light late Saturday afternoon.

Showers with a risk of thunderstorms tonight and Saturday morning and a risk of waterspouts Saturday morning and afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 14 June 2024
Sunday Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast 10 to 15 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest 5 to 15.
Tuesday Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest 5 to 15.

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Waterspout watch in effect

Strait of Georgia

Issued 11:27 PM PDT 14 June 2024 Conditions are favourable for the development of waterspouts.

When: Tonight through Saturday.

Where: The Strait of Georgia, and Howe Sound.

Hazard: Wind speeds inside the spray ring of a waterspout can be 45 knots or higher. Keep in mind that waterspouts cannot be seen at night and may strike suddenly.

If waterspout activity becomes more frequent, a special marine warning may be issued.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. For more information monitor Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 14 June 2024 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight low located near Haida Gwaii.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Saturday dissipating low located off Cape Scott.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight building ridge located over Pacific Ocean.

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