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Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 24 May 2022

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots becoming light early this morning then increasing to southeast 15 to 20 this afternoon. Wind increasing to southeast 20 to 25 Wednesday morning then diminishing to light Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 24 May 2022
Thursday Wind light becoming southeast 5 to 15 knots in the afternoon.
Friday Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots increasing to southwest 15 to 25.
Saturday Wind light becoming southeast 5 to 15 knots.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 24 May 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 4:00 AM PDT 24 May 2022 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today departing ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Langara.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today deepening low located west of Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today low located over northwestern Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:27 AM PDT 24 May 2022 A low pressure system will approach Explorer today. Ahead of the
system, marginal gale force southeasterly winds are expected for
Explorer on this afternoon, and West Vancouver Island - north
/ Queen Charlotte Sound tonight.

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