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Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 13 April 2024

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest 15 early this morning then increasing to northwest 15 to 20 early this evening. Wind northwest 15 to 20 Sunday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 13 April 2024
Monday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 15 knots diminishing to light late in the day.
Wednesday Wind light.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 13 April 2024

'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 AM PDT 13 April 2024 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located from Haida
Gwaii to Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:32 AM PDT 13 April 2024 A ridge of high pressure from Haida Gwaii to Northern Explorer will
spread moderate to strong northerlies across southern waters today
and tonight. Winds will strengthen to strong to gale force
northerlies to the west of Vancouver Island and Juan de Fuca Strait
on Sunday evening.

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