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Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 21 June 2021

Tonight and Tuesday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind variable 5 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 15 to 25 after midnight then diminishing to northwest 5 to 15 Tuesday morning. Wind becoming light near noon Tuesday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 21 June 2021
Wednesday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to southeast 5 to 15 in the morning.
Thursday Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 15 knots increasing to northwest 20.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 21 June 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 21 June 2021 Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over the offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:21 PM PDT 21 June 2021 A quasi-stationary ridge of high pressure over the offshore waters
will give strong northwest winds through the southern inner coastal
waters tonight and Tuesday.

Over the west coast of Vancouver Island and through Johnstone Strait,
strong to gale force northwest winds are expected tonight and
Tuesday.

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