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Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

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Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 06 March 2021

Tonight and Sunday.

Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots becoming west 15 to 25 late overnight then diminishing to southwest 10 to 15 Sunday morning.

Showers.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 06 March 2021
Monday Wind easterly 10 to 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots becoming light late in the day.
Wednesday Wind light.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PST 6 March 2021 Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight frontal system located over Haida Gwaii
extending southeastward.
By 7:00 a.m. PST Sunday dissipating frontal system located over
the Mainland Coast.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Sunday low 985 mb located southwest of Bowie.
By 10:00 p.m. PST Sunday low 997 mb located west of Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:15 PM PST 6 March 2021 A front currently extends across Haida Gwaii southeastward to Sartine
Island. It will gradually lose intensity as it slides east across
Hecate Strait, the central waters and Vancouver Island tonight. It
will then reach the mainland coast Sunday morning and dissipate.

Southeast gales have developed in a narrow band just ahead of the
front and will ease tonight.

A 985 MB low will approach Bowie before Sunday morning. Ahead of the
low, gale force easterly or southerly winds will develop over the
offshore waters. The gale force winds will ease Sunday night as the
low drifts away from the offshore waters.

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