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Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 06 May 2021

Tonight and Friday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots diminishing to southwest 10 to 15 near midnight and to light early Friday morning. Wind becoming northwest 5 to 15 Friday afternoon.

Showers ending near noon Friday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 06 May 2021
Saturday Wind westerly 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast 5 to 15 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind light increasing to northwest 10 to 20 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light.

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Warnings

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Strong wind warning in effect

Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 06 May 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 6 May 2021 Tonight and Friday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight weakening low 998 mb located over
northern Bowie.
By 10:30 a.m. PDT Friday weakening low 1010 mb located near Langara.

At 1:00 a.m. PDT Saturday intensifying trough located west of
Haida Gwaii.
By 10:30 a.m. PDT Saturday trough located on a line north-south
over Hecate Strait.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:28 PM PDT 6 May 2021 A low over Northern Bowie will move eastward tonight passing near
Langara Friday morning, then dissipate over the Southern Alaskan
Panhandle Friday afternoon. Strong to gale force southeasterlies
ahead of the low will shift to gale force northwesterly in its wake.

Winds will gradually weaken on Friday as the low dissipates and a
weak ridge builds behind the low.

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