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Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 11 June 2021

Tonight and Saturday.

Wind west 5 to 15 knots becoming light after midnight then becoming southeast 5 to 15 late Saturday morning. Wind becoming northerly 5 to 15 late Saturday afternoon.

Showers ending near noon Saturday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 11 June 2021
Sunday Wind easterly 5 to 15 knots becoming west 10 to 20 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind west 10 to 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind west 10 to 20 knots.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 12 June 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 12 June 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday At 11:00 p.m. PDT tonight building frontal system located south
of Explorer.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Sunday frontal system located over eastern Queen
Charlotte Sound.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:49 AM PDT 12 June 2021 Late this evening a frontal system will approach Explorer from the
south. Ahead of the frontal system strong to gale force southeasterly
winds will develop along West Vancouver Island.

As the frontal system swings north, gale force southeasterly winds
will develop over East Queen Charlotte Sound by Sunday afternoon.

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