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Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 18 October 2019

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southwest 15 knots except southwest 25 south of Tsawwassen. Wind becoming southeast 15 to 25 early this morning then becoming southerly 15 near noon. Wind backing to east 5 to 15 near midnight then becoming light Saturday morning. Wind increasing to northwest 15 to 20 Saturday afternoon.

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Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 18 October 2019
Sunday Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 15 to 25 in the morning.
Monday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light.
Tuesday Wind southeast 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 04:12 AM PDT 18 October 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 4:00 AM PDT 18 October 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today trough located from the Gulf of Alaska to
the Central Coast.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Saturday trough located from the Gulf of Alaska
to the South Coast.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today frontal system located west of the offshore
waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:07 AM PDT 18 October 2019 A trough will extend from the Gulf of Alaska to the BC Central Coast
today. The trough will extend southwards towards the BC South Coast
by Saturday morning.

Strong to gale force westerlies will develop over the offshore waters
tonight as the behind trough as it extends towards the South Coast.

Moderate to strong westerlies will prevail over most marine waters
today.

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