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Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 20 June 2024

Today Tonight and Friday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to west 15 knots late this afternoon and to west 15 to 25 early this evening. Wind diminishing to west 5 to 15 late overnight then increasing to west 20 to 30 Friday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 20 June 2024
Saturday Wind west 10 to 20 knots increasing to west 20 to 30 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind west 15 knots increasing to west 15 to 25 late in the day.
Monday Wind west 5 to 15 knots increasing to west 15 to 20 late in the day.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 20 June 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 10:30 AM PDT 20 June 2024 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today ridge located from Explorer to the North
Coast.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Friday ridge located from Explorer to the Central
Coast.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight frontal system located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Friday frontal system located on a line
northwest-southeast over eastern Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:11 AM PDT 20 June 2024 Ahead of a ridge of high pressure, strong to gale force
northwesterlies will redevelop through Johnstone Strait late this
afternoon and then ease overnight.

A frontal system will approach Haida Gwaii on Friday. As the system
approaches, strong to gale force southeast winds will develop over
the northern waters Friday evening.

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