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Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 05 March 2021

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Wind westerly 15 to 25 knots diminishing to southwest 5 to 15 this evening then becoming light Saturday morning. Wind becoming southeast 15 Saturday evening.

Showers.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 05 March 2021
Sunday Wind easterly 10 to 20 knots.
Monday Wind easterly 10 to 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind easterly 5 to 15 knots increasing to west 15 to 25.

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Ice Conditions

There is no ice forecast issued for this area.

Warnings

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PST 5 March 2021 Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 p.m. PST today low 990 mb located over Queen Charlotte
Sound.
By 9:30 p.m. PST tonight dissipating low located over the Central
Coast.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today trough from low located over Queen Charlotte
Sound extending southward.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Saturday dissipating trough located over the
Lower Mainland.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Saturday frontal system located off Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Saturday frontal system located over Haida Gwaii
extending southward.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:32 AM PST 5 March 2021 A low pressure centre off Cape Scott will move onto the Central Coast
this evening. Ahead of the low, gale to storm force southeasterlies
over west coast Vancouver Island will spread to the Queen Charlotte
Sound and the Central Coast this afternoon as the low approaches.
Southeast gales over the inner South Coast will ease this afternoon.
Winds off Vancouver Island and the Central Coast will persist through
this evening before easing.

Southeast gales will develop over most marine waters on Saturday as
another front approaches.

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