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Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 25 February 2021

Today Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 35 to 45 knots diminishing to west 25 to 35 late overnight and to west 15 to 25 Friday evening.

Showers ending Friday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 25 February 2021
Saturday Wind west 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light late in the day.
Sunday Wind light increasing to west 20 to 30 knots.
Monday Wind west 10 to 20 knots.

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Gale warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Issued 10:30 AM PST 25 February 2021

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. 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 PST 25 February 2021 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:30 a.m. PST today departing low located near the North Coast.

At 10:30 a.m. PST today ridge located over eastern Pacific Ocean.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 11:00 AM PST 25 February 2021 A deep area of low pressure has just crossed the North Coast this
morning and will quickly move into the Northern BC Interior by
midday. Gale to storm force westerlies over northern and central
waters will ease slightly to widespread and sustained northwest gales
near midday and will continue until Friday morning.

The west to northwest gales have also spread to most South Coast
waters and will continue today, tonight and Friday. One exception
will be the Strait of Georgia where northwest gales are expected to
develop early Friday morning.

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