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Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 21 May 2024

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 20 to 30 early this evening then becoming northwest 25 to 35 after midnight. Wind diminishing to northwest 20 Wednesday morning and to northwest 15 near noon Wednesday. Wind becoming variable 5 to 15 Wednesday evening.

Rain ending near midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 21 May 2024
Thursday Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots.
Friday Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots diminishing to light.
Saturday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots.

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Gale warning in effect

Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 21 May 2024

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. 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 AM PDT 21 May 2024 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over the Central Coast.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today trough located on a line north-south over
Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today building ridge located west of Bowie.
By 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight ridge located on a line north-south
over Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:45 AM PDT 21 May 2024 A trough will dig south towards Vancouver Island today with a
building ridge west of Bowie. This combination will strengthen the
northwesterly winds to gale force across the southern waters late
today and tonight.

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