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Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 04 October 2022

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind west 5 to 15 knots increasing to west 15 to 20 this afternoon and to west 20 to 30 early this evening. Wind becoming west 20 near midnight then diminishing to west 15 late overnight. Wind diminishing to light early Wednesday morning then becoming west 5 to 15 Wednesday afternoon. Wind becoming light Wednesday evening.

Fog patches dissipating near noon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 04 October 2022
Thursday Wind light becoming east 5 to 15 knots in the morning.
Friday Wind light becoming west 5 to 15 knots late in the day.
Saturday Wind light becoming west 5 to 15 knots late in the day.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 04 October 2022

'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 4 October 2022 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today frontal system located over northern
Vancouver Island.
By 10:30 p.m. PDT tonight departing frontal system located over
the North Coast.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today intensifying trough located off Explorer.
By 2:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday frontal system located from Haida Gwaii
to Cape Scott.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:21 AM PDT 4 October 2022 A frontal system will move from Vancouver Island headlands to the
North Coast this afternoon. In its wake, a second trough will deepen
and develop a frontal system which will cross the offshore waters
tonight and reach Haida Gwaii early Wednesday morning. Later
Wednesday morning, the system will move on shore on the North Coast
while weakening.

Ahead of the troughs, southeast gales are present north of the Brooks
Peninsula today. Over central and northern waters, strong southeast
winds will develop and increase to marginal gales this evening. Winds
will gradually ease late Wednesday morning.

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