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Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo


Marine Forecast

Issued 07:30 PM PDT 26 September 2023

Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots becoming east 10 to 15 late overnight except east 15 to 20 near Vancouver Island. Wind becoming variable 5 to 15 Wednesday morning then becoming light near noon Wednesday. Wind becoming southeast 5 to 10 Wednesday evening.

Scattered showers. Risk of thunderstorms early this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 26 September 2023
Thursday Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest 5 to 15 in the morning.
Friday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots.

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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 26 September 2023 Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today low 984 mb located over northern Bowie.
By 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight departing low 990 mb located over
northern Bowie.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today low 1008 mb located south of Explorer.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday low 1002 mb located over the Washington

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:47 PM PDT 26 September 2023 An intense low will move from Northern Bowie to the Alaskan Panhandle
by Wednesday morning. Ahead of the low, gale force southeasterlies
persist over northern waters. Meanwhile, gale force northwesterlies
shift to westerly over Bowie as the low departs.

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