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Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 25 September 2021

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to southeast 10 to 15 knots early this morning and to southeast 20 late overnight. Wind increasing to southeast 25 near noon Sunday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 25 September 2021
Monday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots.
Tuesday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots diminishing to west 10 to 15.
Wednesday Wind southeast 15 knots increasing to southeast 30 to 40 late in the day.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 25 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 24 September 2021 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary frontal system located
from Hecate Strait to Queen Charlotte Sound then to Explorer.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over northern Vancouver Island.
By 11:00 a.m. PDT Saturday ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over central Vancouver Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 25 September 2021 A weak frontal system from Hecate straight to just north of Vancouver
Island to Southeastern Explorer will strengthen this afternoon. Gale
force southeasterly winds are expected along the Central Coast and
off the west coast of Northern Vancouver Island late this afternoon
and this evening.

A large low pressure system will approach the British Columbia waters
on Sunday morning. Winds will rise to gale force for almost the
entire region by the end of Sunday.

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