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Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 28 May 2020

Tonight and Friday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind easterly 10 to 20 knots becoming westerly 10 to 20 early this evening then increasing to westerly 20 to 25 late this evening. Wind diminishing to westerly 15 to 20 early Friday morning then increasing to west 20 to 30 Friday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 28 May 2020
Saturday Wind west 10 to 15 knots increasing to west 20 to 25 in the morning and to west 30 to 35 late in the day.
Sunday Wind west 20 to 25 knots diminishing to west 10 to 15.
Monday Wind west 10 to 15 knots.

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Warnings

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Strong wind warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Issued 6:15 PM PDT 28 May 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 PM PDT 28 May 2020 Tonight and Friday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
interior.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today low 994 mb located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Friday weakening low 1000 mb located west of Bowie.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today departing frontal system located over the
southern Alaska panhandle.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:42 PM PDT 28 May 2020 Strong to gale force southeasterlies are expected over Bowie, Dixon
Entrance West and west coast Haida Gwaii tonight as a deep low well
offshore gradually fills and slowly moves towards the Gulf of Alaska.

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