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Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 04 August 2020

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind west 10 to 15 knots increasing to west 20 to 30 late this afternoon. Wind west 20 to 30 tonight and Wednesday.

Fog patches dissipating early this morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 04 August 2020
Thursday Wind west 10 to 20 knots increasing to west 25 to 35 in the morning.
Friday Wind west 10 to 15 knots.
Saturday Wind west 10 to 15 knots.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 04 August 2020

'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 4 August 2020 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today weakening ridge located on a line north-south
over Cape Scott.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday weakening ridge located on a line
north-south over the Lower Mainland.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today frontal system located on a line north-south
over Bowie.
By 10:30 a.m. PDT today frontal system located on a line north-south
over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:21 PM PDT 3 August 2020 A frontal system will cross Bowie tonight to lie over Haida Gwaii
By Tuesday morning. The system will then remain over Haida Gwaii
during the day on Tuesday. Ahead of the front, strong to gale force
southerly winds will develop over parts of the northern waters.

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