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Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 20 April 2021

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind east 5 to 15 knots becoming light this afternoon then increasing to westerly 10 to 20 early this evening. Wind diminishing to light near midnight then increasing to east 5 to 15 Wednesday morning. Wind increasing to west 15 to 25 Wednesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 20 April 2021
Thursday Wind west 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light in the morning then increasing to west 15 to 25 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind west 10 knots increasing to west 10 to 20 late in the day.
Saturday Wind light increasing to west 10 to 20 knots.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 20 April 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 20 April 2021 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:26 AM PDT 20 April 2021 A north to south aligned ridge of high pressure centred offshore will
strengthen over outer coastal waters on Wednesday giving northwest
gales to the west side of Vancouver Island and to southeast sections
of the Explorer region.

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