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Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 14 August 2022

Today Tonight and Monday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind west 5 to 15 knots increasing to west 15 to 25 late this afternoon then becoming west 10 to 20 near midnight. Wind increasing to west 20 to 30 Monday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 14 August 2022
Tuesday Wind west 15 to 25 knots becoming west 10 to 20 in the morning.
Wednesday Wind west 10 to 20 knots becoming variable 5 to 15.
Thursday Wind west 10 to 20 knots becoming variable 5 to 15.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 14 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 14 August 2022 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today trough located from Hecate Strait to
Cape Scott.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT today dissipating trough located off the Central
Coast.

At 10:00 a.m. PDT Monday approaching frontal system located west
of the offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:18 AM PDT 14 August 2022 A trough is extending from Hecate Strait to Northern Vancouver Island
and spreading strong to gale force southerly winds over the
Northern and central waters. Gale force winds will ease to strong by
this afternoon as the trough weakens.

A frontal system will approach the offshore waters late Monday.
Strong to gale force southeasterlies will develop ahead of the system
over Bowie Monday evening.

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