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Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 30 May 2024

Today Tonight and Friday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind west 20 knots diminishing to west 15 early this morning then increasing to west 15 to 25 early this evening. Wind becoming west 15 overnight then diminishing to light Friday morning. Wind increasing to west 15 Friday afternoon and to west 15 to 25 Friday evening.

Rain Friday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 30 May 2024
Saturday Wind west 10 to 20 knots.
Sunday Wind west 5 to 15 knots becoming east 10 to 20.
Monday Wind west 20 to 30 knots.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 30 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 4:00 AM PDT 30 May 2024 Today Tonight and Friday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today ridge located from the North Coast to
Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Friday ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over central Vancouver Island.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight frontal system located off Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Friday frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:34 AM PDT 30 May 2024 An approaching frontal system will track across the offshore waters
on Friday and onto the North Coast Friday evening. Ahead of the
front, southeast gales will develop over Northern Bowie this evening
and spread to northern waters early Friday morning. In its wake,
winds will shift to moderate to strong westerly on Friday.

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