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Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 04 April 2020

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind east 15 knots increasing to southeast 20 early this morning then diminishing to southeast 10 to 15 near noon. Wind becoming northwest 10 to 15 this afternoon then increasing to northwest 20 this evening. Wind diminishing to northwest 5 to 15 Sunday afternoon.

Showers ending this afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 04 April 2020
Monday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots.

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Map of Pacific - South Coast marine weather areas South Nomad - 46036 Sentry Shoal - 46131 South Brooks - 46132 Halibut Bank - 46146 South Moresby - 46147 South Hecate Strait - 46185 West Sea Otter - 46204 La Perouse Bank - 46206 East Dellwood - 46207 Discovery Island Esquimalt Harbour Kelp Reefs Malahat Race Rocks Lightstation Saturna Island Sheringham Point University of Victoria Victoria Gonzales Victoria Int'l Airport Ballenas Islands Campbell River Airport Comox Airport Entrance Island Fanny Island Nanaimo Airport Port Hardy Airport Sisters Islets Estevan Point Port Alberni Sartine Island Solander Island Tofino Airport Grief Point Howe Sound - Pam Rocks Powell River Airport Sechelt Squamish Airport Cape St.James Bella Bella Airport Bella Coola Airport Cathedral Point Herbert Island Point Atkinson Sand Heads Lightstation Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal Vancouver Int'l Airport Vancouver Harbour West Vancouver
Ice Conditions

There is no ice forecast issued for this area.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 04 April 2020

'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 4 April 2020 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary trough located over the
Mainland Coast.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located west of the
offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:26 PM PDT 3 April 2020 A ridge of high pressure building west of the offshore waters will
bring strong to gale force northerly winds to the Bowie region
tonight.

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