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Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 13 August 2022

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots except southwest 25 near Qualicum Beach early this morning. Wind becoming southeast 15 to 20 late this morning then diminishing to southeast 5 to 15 early this evening. Wind becoming light near midnight then becoming southeast 5 to 15 near noon Sunday. Wind becoming light Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 13 August 2022
Monday Wind light becoming southeast 5 to 15 knots in the morning.
Tuesday Wind light becoming northwest 5 to 15 knots late in the day.
Wednesday Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots.

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Warnings

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Strong wind warning in effect

Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Issued 07:20 AM PDT 13 August 2022

'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 4:00 AM PDT 13 August 2022 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today trough located on a line northwest-southeast
over western Bowie.
By 11:00 a.m. PDT Sunday departing trough located from Hecate
Strait to the Central Coast then to Vancouver Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:50 AM PDT 13 August 2022 A frontal system over Bowie is developing and moving east.

Ahead of the front, gale force southerlies will develop over central
and northern waters early Sunday morning. Gale force winds will ease
to strong by early Sunday afternoon as the frontal system weakens and
moves onto mainland BC.

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