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Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

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Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 20 April 2021

Tonight and Wednesday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 15 to 20 near midnight then diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 near noon Wednesday. Wind increasing to northwest 15 to 20 early Wednesday evening and to northwest 20 to 30 late Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 20 April 2021
Thursday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots diminishing to northwest 5 to 15 in the morning.
Friday Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 15 to 20.
Saturday Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 20 April 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 20 April 2021 Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:24 PM PDT 20 April 2021 A north to south aligned ridge of high pressure centred offshore will
strengthen over outer coastal waters on Wednesday giving northwest
gales to the west side of Vancouver Island and to southeast sections
of the Explorer region.

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