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Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 19 June 2019

Tonight and Thursday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 after midnight and to northwest 10 to 15 early Thursday morning. Wind diminishing to light near noon Thursday then increasing to northwest 15 to 20 early Thursday evening.

Showers ending near midnight with a risk of thunderstorms.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 19 June 2019
Friday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots becoming southeast 5 to 15 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind light.
Sunday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 19 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 19 June 2019 Tonight and Thursday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary trough located over
BC interior.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Thursday building ridge located west of the
offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:25 PM PDT 19 June 2019 A ridge of high pressure will build west of the offshore waters
tonight while a trough remains over the B.C. Interior.

Strong to gale force northwesterlies over the inner South Coast will
ease overnight. Gales off the west coast of Vancouver Island will
persist through Thursday.

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