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Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 27 September 2022

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind westerly 10 to 20 knots increasing to westerly 20 to 30 early this afternoon then diminishing to light late overnight. Wind increasing to westerly 10 to 20 Wednesday evening.

Showers Wednesday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 27 September 2022
Thursday Wind light increasing to west 10 to 20 knots in the afternoon.
Friday Wind light.
Saturday Wind easterly 5 to 15 knots becoming light.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 27 September 2022

'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 27 September 2022 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today ridge located over the South Coast.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located over BC interior.

At midnight PDT tonight low located southwest of Explorer.
By 9:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday low located southeast of Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:41 AM PDT 27 September 2022 A low pressure system will brush Southern Explorer tonight and
Wednesday. Ahead of the low, southerly gale force winds will develop
over Southeastern Explorer late overnight and early Wednesday
morning.

Winds will weaken to moderate as the low centre passes Wednesday
morning.

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