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Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 12 July 2024

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind westerly 20 knots diminishing to westerly 5 to 15 early this morning then increasing to westerly 20 early this evening. Wind diminishing to west 5 to 15 late overnight then increasing to west 20 to 25 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 12 July 2024
Sunday Wind west 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light in the morning then increasing to west 10 to 20 late in the day.
Monday Wind west 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light.
Tuesday Wind west 10 knots becoming light.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 12 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 12 July 2024 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located from Explorer
to the North Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:47 AM PDT 12 July 2024 A ridge of high pressure offshore will continue to generate strong to
gale force northwesterly winds throughout the southern waters today.

Northwesterly gale force winds over Johnstone Strait and ease early
this morning and redevelop this afternoon.

An extended period of northwesterly gale force winds will also
continue over west coast Vancouver Island and persist through
Saturday.

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