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Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 16 June 2019

Tonight and Monday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind light becoming northwest 5 to 15 knots late this evening then becoming light early Monday morning. Wind becoming northwest 5 to 15 early Monday evening except southwest 20 near Qualicum Beach.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 16 June 2019
Tuesday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 16 June 2019

'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 16 June 2019 Tonight and Monday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Monday trough located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Monday departing trough located east of Haida
Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:16 PM PDT 16 June 2019 A quasi-stationary ridge over North Vancouver Island will produce
gale force westerly inflow through Central and Eastern Juan de Fuca
strait this evening and Monday evening. A few fog banks will linger
along Western Vancouver Island and at the western entrance to Juan
De fuca strait. These fog patches will affect Central and Eastern
Juan de Fuca Strait from early evening to mid morning.

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