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Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 18 April 2021

Tonight and Monday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind west 20 to 30 knots diminishing to west 15 near midnight then becoming easterly 10 to 20 late overnight. Wind diminishing to light early Monday afternoon then increasing to west 15 to 25 early Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 18 April 2021
Tuesday Wind west 15 to 25 knots diminishing to light in the morning then increasing to west 10 to 20 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind light increasing to west 10 to 20 knots.
Thursday Wind light increasing to west 15 to 25 knots late in the day.

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Warnings

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Strong wind warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 18 April 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 9:30 PM PDT 18 April 2021 Tonight and Monday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight ridge located on a line north-south over
southern Explorer.
By 10:30 a.m. PDT Monday ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Bowie.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight ridge located over BC interior.
By 10:30 a.m. PDT Monday weakening ridge located over BC interior.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:57 PM PDT 18 April 2021 A ridge of high pressure over the BC Interior will produce strong to
gale force northerly outflow winds through mainland inlets tonight
and Monday morning.

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