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Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 22 September 2020

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast 5 to 15 near noon then increasing to southeast 20 to 30 near midnight. Wind increasing to southeast 35 late overnight then diminishing to southeast 20 to 30 Wednesday morning. Wind diminishing to southerly 10 to 20 Wednesday evening.

Showers Wednesday afternoon changing to rain.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 22 September 2020
Thursday Wind west 10 to 20 knots.
Friday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots diminishing to southeast 10 to 20 late in the day.
Saturday Wind southwest 20 knots.

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Gale warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 22 September 2020

'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 10:30 AM PDT 22 September 2020 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today frontal system located over Bowie.
By 7:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday departing frontal system located over
the Central Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:25 AM PDT 22 September 2020 A Pacific frontal system over Bowie will slowly move to Haida
Gwaii this evening. Ahead of the system, winds have risen to gale
force southeasterly over the northern waters and the central waters
this afternoon.

As the system approaches Haida Gwaii and intensifies, winds will rise
to storm force southeasterlies over most northern and central waters
late today. Winds will ease to moderate to strong southerly over
Bowie this evening in the wake of the system.

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