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Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 04 August 2020

Tonight and Wednesday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots becoming light Wednesday morning then becoming southeast 15 near noon Wednesday. Wind becoming variable 5 to 15 Wednesday afternoon except southwest 20 near Qualicum Beach Wednesday evening.

Rain Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 04 August 2020
Thursday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.
Friday Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast 10 to 20 late in the day.
Saturday Wind light becoming northwest 10 to 15 knots late in the day.

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Warnings

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Strong wind warning in effect

Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 04 August 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 PM PDT 4 August 2020 Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today weakening ridge located on a line north-south
over Cape Scott.
By 10:30 a.m. PDT Wednesday weakening ridge located on a line
north-south over Tofino.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today frontal system located on a line north-south
over Haida Gwaii.
By 1:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday frontal system located on a line
north-south over Hecate Strait.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:58 PM PDT 4 August 2020 A frontal system will move across the North Coast tonight while
weakening. Strong to gale force southerly winds over Dixon Entrance
East and Hecate Strait north will diminish to moderate westerly late
this evening.

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