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Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 14 October 2019

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots becoming variable 5 to 15 early this evening then becoming southeast 5 to 15 late overnight. Wind increasing to southeast 15 to 25 near noon Tuesday.

Rain Tuesday afternoon and evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 14 October 2019
Wednesday Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots diminishing to southeast 20 to 30 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots.
Friday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 14 October 2019

'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 10:30 AM PDT 14 October 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today frontal system located over Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday frontal system located on a line
north-south over central Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday trough located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday trough located on a line east-west over
Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:27 AM PDT 14 October 2019 An intense frontal system over the offshore waters this morning will
move eastward today and lie over Haida Gwaii this evening then
stretch from Hecate Strait to Explorer on Tuesday morning. The front
will move into the South Coast on Tuesday afternoon.

Gale to storm force southeasterly winds will prevail over northern
and central waters today. The gale force southeasterly winds will
spread to the outer southern waters tonight then the inner South
Coast on Tuesday.

A second system will quickly move into the offshore waters early
Tuesday morning bringing gale force southerly winds to most northern
and central waters on Tuesday.

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