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Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 03 March 2021

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Wind southeast 15 knots increasing to southeast 25 Thursday morning then veering to southwest 25 Thursday afternoon. Wind diminishing to east 15 Thursday evening.

Rain.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 03 March 2021
Friday Wind easterly 10 to 20 knots.
Saturday Wind easterly 10 to 20 knots.
Sunday Wind easterly 10 to 20 knots becoming southwest 10 to 20.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PST 3 March 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:30 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary cold front located on a
line northeast-southwest over northern Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Thursday deepening low 990 mb located over
Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Thursday low 986 mb located over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:16 AM PST 3 March 2021 A cold front will continue to remain quasi-stationary over Northern
Vancouver Island today and tonight. Ahead of the front, gale force
southerlies will persist today and tonight over central waters and
west of Vancouver Island.

Another low will track northwards across Explorer Thursday morning
and lie over Haida Gwaii in the afternoon. Ahead of the low, gale to
storm force southerlies over southern and central waters will spread
to northern waters in the afternoon. Additionally, hurricane force
southeasterlies will develop over the headlands of West Vancouver
Island north in the morning. In its wake the winds will shift to
strong to gale force westerly.

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