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Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 31 July 2021

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 20 to 25 early this morning then diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 late this morning. Wind diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 this evening except southeast 10 near the mainland coast. Wind diminishing to light Sunday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 31 July 2021
Monday Wind northwest 15 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to northwest 5 to 15.
Wednesday Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 31 July 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 AM PDT 31 July 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over Queen Charlotte Sound.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today low located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Sunday low located northwest of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:35 AM PDT 31 July 2021 A ridge of high pressure west of Vancouver Island and strong daytime
heating over the BC Interior are producing strong to gale force
inflow winds through Juan de Fuca and strong to gale force
northwesterly winds through Johnstone Strait every day in the
Late afternoon and evening. Winds then ease to moderate to strong by
early morning.

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