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Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:41 AM PDT 27 September 2023

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind easterly 10 to 20 knots increasing to easterly 20 to 30 early this morning then diminishing to easterly 10 to 20 late this morning. Wind becoming west 5 to 15 near noon then increasing to west 15 to 25 late this afternoon. Wind becoming west 15 this evening then increasing to west 15 to 25 Thursday morning. Wind becoming west 15 Thursday evening.

Scattered showers ending Thursday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 27 September 2023
Friday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots.
Saturday Wind easterly 5 to 15 knots.
Sunday Wind easterly 5 to 15 knots.

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Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Issued 05:18 AM PDT 27 September 2023

'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 27 September 2023 Today Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today departing low located off the Alaska

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Thursday building ridge located west of the
offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:32 AM PDT 27 September 2023 A low will move onto the Alaskan Panhandle this morning. In its wake,
gale force westerlies over Bowie and near Langara will ease this

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