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Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 12 June 2024

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to northwest 5 to 15 early this afternoon then increasing to northwest 15 to 20 early this evening. Wind diminishing to northwest 5 to 15 Thursday morning then becoming light near noon Thursday. Wind becoming variable 5 to 15 Thursday evening except southwest 20 near Qualicum Beach.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 12 June 2024
Friday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots.
Saturday Wind variable 10 knots.
Sunday Wind northwest 15 knots diminishing to variable 10 late in the day.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 12 June 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 12 June 2024 Today Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
Haida Gwaii.
By 10:30 a.m. PDT Thursday ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Cape Scott.

At 5:00 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary low located over the Gulf
of Alaska.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:45 AM PDT 12 June 2024 On Thursday evening the ridge drifts eastward toward Southern
Vancouver Island.

Near gale to gale force westerly winds will develop through Juan de
Fuca Strait as the ridge nears.

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