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Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 30 July 2021

Tonight and Saturday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 15 to 25 late this evening then diminishing to northwest 5 to 15 Saturday morning. Wind increasing to northwest 15 to 20 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 30 July 2021
Sunday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots diminishing to northwest 5 to 15 in the morning.
Monday Wind northwest 15 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to northwest 5 to 15.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 30 July 2021

'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 30 July 2021 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over Queen Charlotte Sound.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight low located southwest of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Saturday low located west of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:08 PM PDT 30 July 2021 A ridge of high pressure west of Vancouver Island and strong daytime
heating over the BC Interior are producing strong to gale force
inflow winds through Juan de Fuca and strong to gale force
northwesterly winds through Johnstone Strait again this evening.

Winds are forecast to ease overnight.

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