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Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 25 May 2024

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind west 20 knots diminishing to west 15 early this evening then backing to south 10 to 15 near midnight. Wind south 10 to 20 Sunday.

Rain overnight and Sunday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 25 May 2024
Monday Wind light becoming west 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind light increasing to west 15 to 25 knots.
Wednesday Wind light increasing to west 15 to 25 knots.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 25 May 2024

'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 10:30 AM PDT 25 May 2024 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary low located over the Gulf
of Alaska.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
Queen Charlotte Sound.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today dissipating ridge located on a line
north-south over central Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today trough located on a line north-south over
western Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Sunday trough located on a line north-south over
the Central Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:33 AM PDT 25 May 2024 A trough of low pressure will approach the northern, and central
waters this evening. The trough will produce marginal southeasterly
gales over the Central Coast and near Dixon Entrance East early
Sunday morning.

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