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Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 23 September 2021

Today Tonight and Friday.

Wind northwest 10 knots increasing to northwest 15 to 20 Friday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 23 September 2021
Saturday Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast 10 to 20 late in the day.
Sunday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 30 to 40.
Monday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 23 September 2021 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today building frontal system located over
Hecate Strait.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Friday departing frontal system located from the
North Coast to Langara then to Bowie.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over northern Vancouver Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:23 AM PDT 23 September 2021 A frontal system will approach the North Coast today. Ahead of the
front, southerly gales will spread over the northern waters this
morning. Local storm force southeasterlies are expected tonight over
Northern Hecate Strait and Dixon Entrance East. Strong to gale force
southwesterlies will prevail in the wake of the front.

The frontal system will remain quasi-stationary over the northern
waters tonight then move slowly eastward across Haida Gwaii on
Friday. Southerly gales ahead of the front will ease to strong on
Friday. Winds will become moderate to strong westerly behind the
front.

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