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Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 15 October 2021

Tonight and Saturday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 30 early Saturday morning then diminishing to variable 5 to 15 Saturday evening.

Rain changing to showers this evening then to rain near midnight. Visibility as low as 1 mile in rain.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 15 October 2021
Sunday Wind light becoming northwest 15 knots in the afternoon.
Monday Wind northwest 15 knots diminishing to light.
Tuesday Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 15 October 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 4:00 PM PDT 15 October 2021 Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over central Vancouver Island.
By 6:00 a.m. PDT Saturday weakening frontal system located over
southern Vancouver Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:50 PM PDT 15 October 2021 A stalled frontal wave over Central Vancouver Island will continue to
give periodic south to southeast gales from Barkley Sound to the west
entrance of Juan de Fuca today and tonight.

Southeast gales will also continue today and tonight over the Strait
of Georgia north of Nanaimo.

The threat of gale force winds will end Saturday morning as the
frontal wave weakens.

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