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Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 14 April 2024

Tonight and Monday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 15 to 25 early this evening and to northwest 25 to 30 late this evening. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 near noon Monday then increasing to northwest 20 to 25 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 14 April 2024
Tuesday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest 10 to 20 in the morning.
Wednesday Wind northwest 10 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 14 April 2024

'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 14 April 2024 Tonight and Monday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located west of the offshore waters.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Monday ridge located over the western offshore
waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:47 PM PDT 14 April 2024 A ridge of high pressure well offshore has spread moderate to strong
northwesterlies across offshore waters today except strong to gale
force northwesterlies to West Vancouver Island south and Juan de Fuca
strait which will persist through this evening.

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