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Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 15 June 2024

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots becoming variable 5 to 15 this afternoon then becoming northwest 5 to 15 near midnight. Wind northwest 5 to 15 Sunday.

Showers ending this evening with a risk of thunderstorms this morning and a risk of waterspouts today.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 15 June 2024
Monday Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest 5 to 15 in the morning then becoming southeast 10 to 15 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest 5 to 15.
Wednesday Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots.

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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.


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Waterspout watch in effect

Strait of Georgia

Issued 04:39 AM PDT 15 June 2024 Conditions are favourable for the development of waterspouts.

When: Today.

Where: Strait of Georgia and Howe Sound.

Hazard: Wind speeds inside the spray ring of a waterspout can be 45 knots or higher. Keep in mind that waterspouts cannot be seen at night and may strike suddenly.

If waterspout activity becomes more frequent, a special marine warning may be issued.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. For more information monitor Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 15 June 2024 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today dissipating low located near Cape Scott.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today building ridge located over Pacific Ocean.

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