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Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 06 May 2021

Tonight and Friday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots veering to southwest 15 to 25 early this evening then diminishing to southwest 10 to 15 late this evening. Wind diminishing to light late Friday morning then becoming northwest 10 to 15 Friday evening.

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 4:00 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 4:00 PM PDT 6 May 2021 Tonight and Friday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today low 992 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 approaching trough located west of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:48 PM PDT 6 May 2021 A low over Central Bowie will move eastward tonight passing near
Langara Friday morning, then dissipating over the Southern Alaskan
Panhandle Friday afternoon. Strong to gale force southeasterlies
ahead of the low will shift gale to local storm force northwesterly
in its wake.

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

The associated cold front is crossing the South Coast early this
evening. Behind the front the South Coast is experiencing strong to
gale force west to northwest tonight.

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