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Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

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Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 03 April 2020

Tonight and Saturday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots backing to southeast 10 to 15 near midnight then increasing to southeast 20 early Saturday morning. Wind diminishing to southeast 10 to 15 near noon Saturday then becoming northwest 10 to 15 Saturday afternoon. Wind increasing to northwest 20 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 03 April 2020
Sunday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to northwest 5 to 15 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind northwest 15 knots diminishing to light late in the day.
Tuesday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light late in the day.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 03 April 2020

'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 3 April 2020 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary trough located over the
Mainland Coast.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight building ridge located west of the
offshore waters.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Saturday ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:26 PM PDT 3 April 2020 A ridge of high pressure building west of the offshore waters will
bring strong to gale force northerly winds to the Bowie region
tonight.

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