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Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 07 May 2021

Tonight and Saturday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind west 20 to 30 knots diminishing to west 5 to 15 late overnight then becoming light Saturday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 07 May 2021
Sunday Wind light increasing to west 15 to 25 knots in the afternoon.
Monday Wind west 5 to 15 knots increasing to west 20 to 30.
Tuesday Wind west 10 to 20 knots increasing to west 20 to 30.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 07 May 2021

'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 May 2021 Tonight and Saturday At 11:00 p.m. PDT tonight intensifying trough located west of
Haida Gwaii.
By 2:00 p.m. PDT Saturday departing trough located on a line
north-south over Hecate Strait.

At 8:00 a.m. PDT Saturday building ridge located over the offshore
waters.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Saturday ridge located on a line north-south over
the offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:53 PM PDT 7 May 2021 A trough in a north to south line will move over Haida Gwaii early
Saturday morning and onto the North Coast by late afternoon. Strong
to locally gale force southeast winds will develop over the northern
and central waters ahead of the trough.

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