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Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 22 July 2024

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind west 5 to 15 knots increasing to west 15 to 25 late this afternoon then diminishing to west 5 to 15 overnight. Wind increasing to west 15 to 20 Tuesday afternoon.

Fog patches dissipating late this morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 22 July 2024
Wednesday Wind west 10 to 20 knots increasing to west 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind west 15 to 25 knots.
Friday Wind light increasing to west 15 to 25 knots late in the day.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 22 July 2024

'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.

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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 22 July 2024 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today ridge located from Explorer to the North
Coast.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday ridge located on a line north-south over
Port Hardy.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:17 AM PDT 22 July 2024 A ridge of high pressure over the offshore waters will generate gale
force westerly winds through Juan de Fuca Strait late this afternoon
and evening.

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