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Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 04 February 2023

Tonight and Sunday.

Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots becoming southeast 10 to 20 near midnight then becoming west 10 to 20 near noon Sunday. Wind increasing to west 20 to 30 Sunday afternoon.

Periods of rain.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 04 February 2023
Monday Wind westerly 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southwest 10 to 20 in the morning then increasing to southwest 20 to 30 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind southwest 20 to 30 knots becoming west 25 to 35.
Wednesday Wind west 20 knots.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PST 4 February 2023 Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight frontal system located from Hecate Strait
to Vancouver Island.
By 10:30 a.m. PST Sunday weakening frontal system located over
the South Coast.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Sunday ridge located over Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Sunday ridge located from the Central Coast
to Explorer.

At 4:00 p.m. PST Sunday approaching frontal system located west
of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:24 PM PST 4 February 2023 A frontal system located from Hecate Strait to Western Vancouver
Island will weaken while tracking inland overnight. Gale to storm
force southerly winds ahead of the system will diminish through the
night as the system weakens. Northwesterly gales will spread from
west to east in the wake of the system tonight and Sunday.

Another frontal system will approach Bowie Sunday afternoon. South to
southwesterly gales will develop over the northern waters ahead of
this system.

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