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Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 03 March 2024

Tonight and Monday.

Wind southeast 15 knots diminishing to light early this evening then increasing to west 15 to 25 late this evening. Wind diminishing to west 10 to 15 Monday morning and to light early Monday afternoon.

Showers ending near midnight. Risk of thunderstorms late this afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 03 March 2024
Tuesday Wind light becoming west 15 knots in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind west 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light.
Thursday Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PST 3 March 2024 Tonight and Monday At 4:00 p.m. PST today low located over southern Vancouver Island.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Monday departing low located over the Lower
Mainland.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over northern
BC interior.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Monday ridge located northwest of Bowie.
By 9:30 p.m. PST Monday ridge located over Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:49 PM PST 3 March 2024 A ridge of high pressure over the interior and a broad low pressure
system offshore will combine to give gale force outflow winds to
Douglas Channel, Dixon Entrance - east, and the Central Coast
Tonight and Monday morning.

These outflow winds combined with cold temperatures will generate
freezing spray in Douglas Channel and a risk of freezing spray near
the other mainland inlets tonight and Monday morning.

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