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Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 22 August 2019

Tonight and Friday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind west 5 to 15 knots increasing to west 15 to 25 early this evening then becoming west 15 Friday morning. Wind increasing to west 20 Friday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 22 August 2019
Saturday Wind west 10 to 15 knots increasing to west 15 to 25 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind west 15 to 20 knots diminishing to west 5 to 15.
Monday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots.

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Warnings

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Strong wind warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 22 August 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 4:00 PM PDT 22 August 2019 Tonight and Friday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
Queen Charlotte Sound.
By 10:30 a.m. PDT Friday ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over central Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today frontal system located over Bowie.
By 10:30 a.m. PDT Friday dissipating frontal system located on a
line north-south over the Central Coast.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Friday trough located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Friday trough located over Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:59 PM PDT 22 August 2019 A frontal system over Bowie will progress into the northern and
central waters tonight then cross the Central Coast into the British
Columbia Interior Friday afternoon. Gale force southerly winds will
be generated ahead of the system and shift to strong westerlies in
its wake.

Gale force to strong westerly winds will dominate northern waters on
Friday as another trough swings into the region.

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