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Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 17 August 2019

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind light except southwest 20 knots near Qualicum Beach overnight. Wind becoming southeast 5 to 15 early Sunday morning then increasing to southeast 15 to 20 late Sunday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 20 to 25 Sunday afternoon.

Showers beginning late overnight and ending Sunday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 17 August 2019
Monday Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots.
Tuesday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots.

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Warnings

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Strong wind warning in effect

Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 17 August 2019

'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 17 August 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located west of
the offshore waters.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today deepening trough located over the Alaska
panhandle.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Sunday weakening low 998 mb located near Prince
Rupert.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:25 AM PDT 17 August 2019 An area of low pressure off Alaska Panhandle will move south this
afternoon and lie near Prince Rupert by this evening. Strong to
marginal gale force winds will develop near the low over the
Northern waters this afternoon. Winds will ease Sunday morning as
The low weakens and move inland.

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