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Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance

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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 23 May 2022

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind west 5 to 15 knots increasing to west 15 to 25 near noon then becoming west 10 to 20 near midnight. Wind diminishing to light early Tuesday morning then increasing to southerly 10 to 20 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 23 May 2022
Wednesday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots becoming west 10 to 15 late in the day.
Thursday Wind light becoming east 5 to 15 knots.
Friday Wind easterly 10 to 20 knots becoming southwest 15 to 25.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 23 May 2022

'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 10:30 AM PDT 23 May 2022 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today building ridge located west of the offshore
waters.
By 11:00 p.m. PDT tonight ridge located from Explorer to Haida
Gwaii.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday deepening low located west of Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday low located over northwestern Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:16 AM PDT 23 May 2022 A low pressure system will approach Explorer on Tuesday. Ahead of
The system, marginal gale force southeasterly winds are expected for
Explorer, West Vancouver Island - north, and Queen Charlotte Sound
Tuesday afternoon.

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