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Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 21 April 2024

Today Tonight and Monday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southerly 10 to 20 knots except southwest 25 near Qualicum Beach. Wind diminishing to light early this morning except southwest 15 near Qualicum Beach. Wind becoming northwest 5 to 15 early this evening then becoming light near noon Monday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 21 April 2024
Tuesday Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots becoming light in the morning then increasing to southeast 10 to 20 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots.
Thursday Wind light.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 21 April 2024

'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 20 April 2024 Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight weakening low located near Cape St. James.
By 5:00 a.m. PDT Sunday weakening low located over northern
Hecate Strait.

At 5:00 a.m. PDT Sunday building ridge located west of Bowie.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Sunday ridge located from Explorer to Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 6:55 AM PDT 21 April 2024 A trough of low pressure over Northern Hecate Strait will move inland
late this morning while weakening. Strong to gale force westerly
winds over Southern Hecate Strait and southern sections of west coast
Haida Gwaii will ease to moderate to strong early this afternoon.

A frontal system will enter the offshore waters on Monday evening
giving southeast gales.

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