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Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 18 October 2019

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots becoming southerly 15 near noon then backing to east 10 to 15 late this evening. Wind increasing to southeast 15 to 20 late overnight then diminishing to light early Saturday morning. Wind increasing to northwest 15 to 20 Saturday afternoon.

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Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 18 October 2019
Sunday Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 15 to 25 in the morning.
Monday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light.
Tuesday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 18 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 18 October 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today trough located from the Gulf of Alaska to
the offshore waters.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Saturday trough located from the Gulf of Alaska
to the South Coast.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT Saturday frontal system located west of the
offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:14 AM PDT 18 October 2019 A developing trough will extend from the Gulf of Alaska to Northern
Explorer this afternoon. The trough will extend southwards towards
the BC South Coast by Saturday morning.

Moderate to strong westerlies will prevail over most marine waters
today. Strong to gale force westerlies will develop over the offshore
waters tonight behind trough as it extends towards the South Coast.

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