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Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 16 May 2021

Tonight and Monday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind west 5 to 15 knots increasing to west 15 to 25 early this evening then diminishing to west 5 to 15 near midnight. Wind becoming light late Monday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 16 May 2021
Tuesday Wind west 10 to 20 knots increasing to west 20 to 30 in the afternoon then diminishing to west 10 to 20 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind west 10 to 20 knots.
Thursday Wind light increasing to west 20 to 30 knots late in the day.

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Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 16 May 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 4:00 PM PDT 16 May 2021 Tonight and Monday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Central Coast.
By noon PDT Monday departing frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over southern Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today weakening ridge located on a line north-south
over western Bowie.
By 11:00 p.m. PDT tonight dissipating ridge located west of
Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:48 PM PDT 16 May 2021 Strong to gale force westerly winds will develop through the central
and eastern sections of Juan de Fuca Strait early this evening and
then ease overnight.

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