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Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 17 May 2021

Tonight and Tuesday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind west 25 knots diminishing to west 15 late Tuesday morning.

Showers with a risk of thunderstorms.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 17 May 2021
Wednesday Wind west 10 to 20 knots.
Thursday Wind light increasing to west 20 to 30 knots late in the day.
Friday Wind west 15 knots increasing to west 25 late in the day.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 17 May 2021

'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 4:00 AM PDT 18 May 2021 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today departing trough located over southwestern
BC interior.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today building ridge located off the offshore
waters.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday ridge located west of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:39 AM PDT 18 May 2021 Strong to gale force westerlies in Juan de Fuca Strait will ease this
morning as a trough of low pressure moves inland.

An upper low over the South Coast will continue to bring a risk of
thunderstorms today.

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