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Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 20 January 2020

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 20 to 30 after midnight then veering to southwest 20 to 30 Tuesday morning.

Periods of rain.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 20 January 2020
Wednesday Wind easterly 15 to 25 knots.
Thursday Wind southerly 20 to 30 knots.
Friday Wind east 5 to 15 knots.

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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 10:30 AM PST 20 January 2020 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:30 a.m. PST today dissipating frontal system located over
central Vancouver Island.

At 10:30 a.m. PST today frontal system located west of the offshore
waters.
By 10:00 p.m. PST tonight frontal system located on a line
northwest-southeast over Explorer.

At 10:00 a.m. PST Tuesday trough located over Explorer.
By 10:00 p.m. PST Tuesday trough located over the South Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:17 AM PST 20 January 2020 A frontal system will approach the offshore waters this
Afternoon. The system will move eastward across the offshore waters
tonight. Ahead of the front, gale force southeasterly winds
Will develop over the offshore waters this afternoon then spread to
most coastal waters tonight. Storm force southeasterlies are
Expected tonight over West Vancouver Island North. Winds will ease
To moderate to strong southerlies Tuesday as the system moves inland.

A trough will move across Explorer Tuesday morning and Vancouver
Island Tuesday afternoon. Strong to gale force southwesterlies will
develop behind the trough.

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