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Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 17 August 2022

Tonight and Thursday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 20 to 25 early this evening then diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 early Thursday morning. Wind diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 early Thursday afternoon and to light Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 17 August 2022
Friday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light in the morning then becoming southeast 5 to 15 late in the day.
Saturday Wind light.
Sunday Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots becoming light.

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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 Georgia Strait - 46303 English Bay - 46304 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
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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 17 August 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 PM PDT 17 August 2022 Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today dissipating frontal system located on a
line north-south over Bowie.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today building ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Queen Charlotte Sound.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Thursday quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over Bowie.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today trough located over the South Coast.
By 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary trough located from the
North Coast to the South Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:46 PM PDT 17 August 2022 A trough developing along the South Coast today will remain in place
through Thursday. Strong to gale force northwest winds will develop
off the northwest coast of Vancouver Island later this evening and
continue into Thursday.

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