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Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 30 November 2022

Tonight and Thursday.

Wind light increasing to northeast 15 to 25 knots late overnight then becoming northeast 15 Thursday morning. Wind diminishing to light Thursday afternoon.

Temperatures near plus 1.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 30 November 2022
Friday Wind east 20 knots increasing to east 25 to 35 in the morning.
Saturday Wind east 15 to 25 knots diminishing to east 5 to 15 late in the day.
Sunday Wind east 5 to 15 knots becoming light.

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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PST 30 November 2022 Tonight and Thursday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight quasi-stationary ridge located over
BC interior.

At 10:30 a.m. PST Thursday low located northwest of Bowie.
By 9:30 p.m. PST Thursday low 992 mb located over southern Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:22 PM PST 30 November 2022 A ridge of high pressure over the BC Interior will continue to give
gale to storm force outflow winds through the mainland inlets
tonight. Winds will ease on Thursday as the ridge weakens but will
likely restrengthen Friday as the ridge rebuilds. Over northern
coastal waters, a risk of freezing spray will continue tonight as
Arctic air pushes out from the mainland inlets.

In the wake of a low, gale to storm force northerlies over offshore,
central and northern waters, will gradually ease tonight.

Another low pressure system will track southwards across the offshore
waters Thursday night. Ahead of the low, southerly gales will develop
off the west coast of Haida Gwaii Thursday afternoon and spread to
central and southern waters overnight.

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