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Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 16 August 2022

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southeast 10 knots becoming light near noon then increasing to northwest 5 to 15 late this afternoon. Wind increasing to northwest 15 to 25 late overnight. Wind northwest 15 to 25 Wednesday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 16 August 2022
Thursday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots diminishing to northwest 5 to 15 in the morning.
Friday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast 5 to 15.
Saturday Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots becoming light.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 16 August 2022

'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 10:30 AM PDT 16 August 2022 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today frontal system located west of the offshore
waters.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over Bowie.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday building ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Queen Charlotte Sound.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:18 AM PDT 16 August 2022 A frontal system will cross into Bowie today. Strong to gale force
southeasterlies over Bowie will spread to waters near Northern Haida
Gwaii this afternoon. Winds will ease early Wednesday morning as the
frontal system departs.

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