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Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 22 May 2024

Tonight and Thursday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind south 10 knots increasing to west 10 to 20 early this evening then becoming southeast 5 to 15 early Thursday morning. Wind increasing to west 20 to 25 Thursday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 22 May 2024
Friday Wind west 20 to 25 knots diminishing to west 10 to 15 in the morning then increasing to west 20 to 25 late in the day.
Saturday Wind west 20 to 30 knots.
Sunday Wind west 10 to 20 knots becoming variable 5 to 15.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 22 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 PM PDT 22 May 2024 Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today weakening ridge located from Haida Gwaii
to Explorer.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Thursday trough located over Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Thursday trough located on a line north-south
over Queen Charlotte Sound.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:34 PM PDT 22 May 2024 Ahead of a weakening ridge of high pressure, northwesterly gales over
waters west of Vancouver Island will continue to ease this evening.

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