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Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance

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Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 13 August 2022

Tonight and Sunday.

Wind light increasing to west 5 to 15 knots near noon Sunday then becoming west 10 to 20 early Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 13 August 2022
Monday Wind west 5 to 15 knots increasing to west 15 to 25 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind west 15 to 25 knots becoming west 10 to 20.
Wednesday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots increasing to west 15 to 25 late in the day.

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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 13 August 2022 Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over eastern Bowie.
By 11:00 a.m. PDT Sunday dissipating trough located from Hecate
Strait to the Central Coast then to Vancouver Island.

At 5:00 p.m. PDT Sunday low located over northern Explorer.
By midnight PDT Sunday dissipating low located near Cape St. James.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:22 PM PDT 13 August 2022 A trough over Bowie will track east tonight and lie from Hecate
Strait to Northern Vancouver Island by Sunday morning.

As the trough moves up against a ridge of high pressure over the BC
Interior, southerly winds will rise to gale force over northern and
central waters overnight and Sunday morning.

Gale force winds will ease to strong by early Sunday afternoon as the
trough dissipates.

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