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Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 09 April 2020

Today Tonight and Friday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 15 to 25 this evening then becoming northwest 15 Friday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 09 April 2020
Saturday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest 15 late in the day.
Sunday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots.
Monday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots.

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Warnings

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Strong wind warning in effect

Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 09 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 9:30 PM PDT 8 April 2020 Tonight and Thursday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over northern Vancouver Island.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Thursday dissipating ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over northern Vancouver Island.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight weakening frontal system located on a
line northeast-southwest over Haida Gwaii.
By 2:00 p.m. PDT Thursday dissipating frontal system located on
a line northeast-southwest over Queen Charlotte Sound.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:42 AM PDT 9 April 2020 A quasi-stationary trough will develop along the mainland coast on
Friday. The trough combined with an offshore ridge will generate
widespread strong northwest winds over most waters except gale force
off the coast of West Vancouver Island. These winds will persist
until Saturday morning.

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