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Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 22 September 2021

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind west 15 to 25 knots diminishing to west 10 to 15 this morning then increasing to west 15 to 20 this afternoon. Wind diminishing to west 10 to 15 near midnight and to light Thursday morning.

Showers early this morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 22 September 2021
Friday Wind easterly 5 to 15 knots.
Saturday Wind west 5 to 15 knots becoming light.
Sunday Wind easterly 10 to 20 knots.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 22 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 22 September 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today departing frontal system located over
central Vancouver Island.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today building ridge located from Explorer to
the North Coast.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Thursday ridge located from Explorer to the
Central Coast.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight frontal system located off Bowie.
By 10:30 a.m. PDT Thursday quasi-stationary frontal system located
from Bowie to the North Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:33 AM PDT 22 September 2021 An approaching frontal system will track across Bowie tonight
And northern waters on Thursday. Ahead of the front, southerly
Gales will develop over Bowie tonight then spread to northern waters
Thursday morning.

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