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Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 17 October 2019

Today Tonight and Friday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots diminishing to southerly 15 near noon then increasing to southerly 20 to 25 late this afternoon. Wind diminishing to southwest 15 early this evening then increasing to southeast 15 to 25 early Friday morning. Wind becoming southerly 15 Friday afternoon.

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Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 17 October 2019
Saturday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots becoming northwest 15 to 25 in the morning.
Sunday Wind light increasing to southeast 15 to 25 knots.
Monday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 17 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 17 October 2019 Today Tonight and Friday By 10:30 a.m. PDT today departing frontal system located over the
Lower Mainland.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today trough located over Bowie extending
southward.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today departing trough located on a line
north-south over Hecate Strait.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:24 AM PDT 17 October 2019 A trough of low pressure will move across the offshore and outer
waters today and track inland tonight. Ahead of the trough, strong to
gale force southerlies will shift to gale to storm force westerlies
in its wake.

Moderate to strong westerlies will prevail over all marine waters on
Friday.

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