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Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 07 August 2020

Tonight and Saturday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to west 5 to 15 knots late overnight and to west 15 to 25 Saturday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 07 August 2020
Sunday Wind west 5 to 15 knots becoming light in the morning then increasing to west 10 to 20 late in the day.
Monday Wind west 10 to 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind west 10 to 20 knots increasing to west 20 to 30.

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Warnings

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Strong wind warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 07 August 2020

'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 7 August 2020 Tonight and Saturday At 8:00 p.m. PDT tonight building ridge located southwest of
Explorer.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Saturday quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:19 AM PDT 7 August 2020 A trough of low pressure over Haida Gwaii this morning will reach the
mainland coast by midday. Strong to locally gale force southerly
winds are occurring ahead of the trough near the headlands of
Northern Vancouver Island as well as the Central Coast. Gale force
winds will ease as the trough reaches the coast.

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