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Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 15 August 2022

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind west 10 to 20 knots increasing to west 20 to 30 late this afternoon then diminishing to west 15 to 20 early Tuesday morning. Wind becoming west 15 late Tuesday morning then increasing to west 15 to 25 Tuesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 15 August 2022
Wednesday Wind west 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light in the morning then increasing to west 10 to 20 late in the day.
Thursday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots increasing to west 15 to 25 late in the day.
Friday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots increasing to west 20 to 30 late in the day.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 15 August 2022

'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 15 August 2022 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today trough located on a line northwest-southeast
over Explorer.
By 8:00 p.m. PDT tonight dissipating trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over Queen Charlotte Sound.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today frontal system located west of the offshore
waters.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:13 AM PDT 15 August 2022 A frontal system will approach the offshore waters tonight. Strong to
gale force southeasterlies will develop ahead of the system over
Bowie late this evening and then spread to waters near northern
Haida Gwaii on Tuesday.

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