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Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 18 September 2021

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind west 15 to 25 knots diminishing to easterly 5 to 15 this morning then becoming variable 5 to 15 this afternoon. Wind becoming west 15 Sunday morning then increasing to west 15 to 25 Sunday afternoon.

Showers. Risk of thunderstorms this afternoon and this evening and Sunday afternoon and evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 18 September 2021
Monday Wind west 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light in the morning.
Tuesday Wind east 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light late in the day.
Wednesday Wind light increasing to west 15 to 25 knots late in the day.

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Warnings

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Strong wind warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Issued 06:24 AM PDT 18 September 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 AM PDT 18 September 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today low located over Haida Gwaii.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Sunday departing low located over the North Coast.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Sunday approaching ridge located west of the
offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:31 PM PDT 17 September 2021 Gale force southeasterly winds across the central waters will shift
to strong westerly winds later tonight.

Westerly gales across Explorer will ease to strong westerlies
overnight.

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