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Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance


Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 07 May 2021

Today 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 near noon Saturday.

Showers this morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM 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 (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Issued 10:30 AM 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 7 May 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today weakening low 1008 mb located northwest
of Haida Gwaii.
By 2:00 p.m. PDT today weakening low 1012 mb located near Langara.

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.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:21 AM PDT 7 May 2021 A low over northwest of Haida Gwaii will move eastward today and
dissipate over the Southern Alaskan Panhandle early this afternoon.
Strong southeasterlies ahead of the low will shift to strong to gale
force northwesterly in its wake. Winds will gradually weaken this
afternoon as the low dissipates and a weak ridge builds behind the

A trough in a north to south line will move over Haida Gwaii early
Saturday morning and onto the North Coast 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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