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Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 18 January 2021

Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind light increasing to southeast 15 to 25 knots Tuesday morning then diminishing to southeast 10 to 15 Tuesday evening.

Periods of rain Tuesday afternoon and evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 18 January 2021
Wednesday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind light becoming northwest 10 to 15 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PST 18 January 2021 Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located west of Bowie.
By 9:30 p.m. PST tonight frontal system located on a line
north-south over Bowie.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Tuesday weakening frontal system located from
Hecate Strait to Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Tuesday dissipating frontal system located on a
line northeast-southwest over central Vancouver Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:00 PM PST 18 January 2021 A frontal system will move from Bowie into the North Coast tonight.
The system will weaken considerably as it progresses through the
Central Coast Tuesday morning then sweeping through the South Coast
on Tuesday afternoon.

Gale to storm force southeasterlies over Bowie and the northern
waters will continue tonight while also progressing into the central
waters. The southeast winds will weaken considerably to strong to
gale force over central waters Tuesday morning and then over the
southern waters Tuesday afternoon.

In the wake of the system, strong to gale force westerlies will
develop.

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