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Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 02 March 2024

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Wind easterly 10 to 20 knots increasing to southwest 25 this morning then diminishing to southwest 15 early this afternoon. Wind backing to southeast 10 to 20 late this afternoon then becoming variable 5 to 15 Sunday morning. Wind becoming west 10 to 20 Sunday afternoon.


Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 02 March 2024
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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PST 2 March 2024 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. PST today weakening low located over southern Explorer.

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

At 4:00 a.m. PST today weakening low located over southern
Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Sunday low located over southern Vancouver Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:57 AM PST 2 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 and Dixon Entrance - east, and the Central Coast
today and Sunday.

An area of low pressure approaching Southern Vancouver Island will
produce strong to marginal gale force easterly winds to Haro Strait
and Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance this morning then ease

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