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Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 06 April 2020

Tonight and Tuesday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind westerly 25 to 30 knots diminishing to westerly 15 to 20 late overnight and to westerly 5 to 15 early Tuesday morning. Wind becoming variable 5 to 10 near noon Tuesday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 06 April 2020
Wednesday Wind easterly 5 to 15 knots becoming light in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind light increasing to west 15 to 25 knots late in the day.
Friday Wind west 15 knots increasing to west 15 to 25 late in the day.

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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.


Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 06 April 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 6 April 2020 Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight building ridge located west of the
offshore waters.
By 11:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over the North Coast.

At 8:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday building frontal system located west of
the offshore waters.
By 11:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday building frontal system located over
northern Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:22 PM PDT 6 April 2020 A frontal system approaching the offshore waters Wednesday afternoon
will spread strong to gale force southerlies over North Bowie early
Wednesday evening.

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