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Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 24 October 2021

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind east 20 to 30 knots increasing to east 30 to 40 early this morning then diminishing to southeast 20 this afternoon. Wind increasing to southeast 30 near midnight and to southeast 35 overnight. Wind diminishing to south 30 Monday afternoon and to south 20 Monday evening.

Rain beginning early this morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in rain.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 24 October 2021
Tuesday Wind south 20 knots veering to west 20 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind west 20 knots diminishing to southeast 15.
Thursday Wind east 15 knots increasing to west 15 to 25.

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Gale warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 24 October 2021

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. 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 24 October 2021 Today Tonight and Monday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today frontal system located over southwestern
Explorer.
By 11:00 a.m. PDT today frontal system located west of Vancouver
Island.

At 11:00 a.m. PDT today low 947 mb located southwest of Explorer.
By 11:00 p.m. PDT tonight low 958 mb located over southwestern
Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:22 AM PDT 24 October 2021 A strong front associated with an exceptionally deep low pressure
system is producing gale to storm force easterly winds over the
southern offshore waters. Winds will rise to storm to local hurricane
force southeasterly this morning. Through the inner South Coast winds
will rise to gale force southeasterly this morning.

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