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Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 21 August 2019

Tonight and Thursday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind west 20 to 30 knots diminishing to west 10 to 20 after midnight and to light early Thursday morning. Wind increasing to west 15 to 25 early Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 21 August 2019
Friday Wind west 15 knots increasing to west 15 to 25 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind west 10 knots increasing to west 15 to 20.
Sunday Wind west 15 to 20 knots diminishing to west 5 to 15.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 21 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 9:30 PM PDT 21 August 2019 Tonight and Thursday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight building ridge located near Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Thursday ridge located on a line north-south over
Queen Charlotte Sound.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT Thursday frontal system located west of Bowie.
By 10:30 p.m. PDT Thursday frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:26 PM PDT 21 August 2019 A broad ridge of high pressure will build across the marine waters
tonight. Moderate to strong northwest winds are expected except gale
force winds along parts of the west coast of Vancouver Island
tonight.

A frontal system will arrive over Bowie on Thursday. The system will
Progress into the northern and central waters Thursday night.
Gale force southeasterlies will develop ahead of the system.

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