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Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

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Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 27 September 2021

Tonight and Tuesday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southerly 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest 15 early Tuesday morning then diminishing to light near noon Tuesday except southwest 15 to 20 south of Tsawwassen. Wind becoming southwest 10 to 15 early Tuesday evening.

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Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 27 September 2021
Wednesday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots.
Thursday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots diminishing to light late in the day.
Friday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 27 September 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 27 September 2021 Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight low 992 mb located over southern Hecate
Strait.
By 11:00 p.m. PDT tonight departing low 996 mb located near
Prince Rupert.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight ridge located west of Bowie.
By 10:30 a.m. PDT Tuesday weakening ridge located on a line
north-south over the Central Coast.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT Tuesday cold front located over western Bowie.
By 9:30 p.m. PDT Tuesday cold front located on a line north-south
over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:03 PM PDT 27 September 2021 A 992 MB low over Southern Hecate will move inland across Prince
Rupert this evening as it weakens.

Southerly gales over northern and central waters and west of
Vancouver Island will shift to widespread northwesterly gales to the
west of the low. Winds will diminish overnight as a ridge of high
pressure builds in from the west.

Winds will rise to strong to gale force southerly over the central
and northern waters on Tuesday afternoon as the next front
approaches.

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