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Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 08 April 2020

Tonight and Thursday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to west 15 to 25 knots Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 08 April 2020
Friday Wind west 5 to 15 knots increasing to west 15 to 25 late in the day.
Saturday Wind light increasing to east 10 to 20 knots.
Sunday Wind east 10 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to 20 late in the day.

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Warnings

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Strong wind warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 08 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 8 April 2020 Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
Queen Charlotte Sound.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Thursday quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over northern Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over northern Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Thursday dissipating frontal system located on
a line northeast-southwest over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:50 PM PDT 8 April 2020 A frontal system will continue to generate gale force southerly winds
across parts of the northern waters this evening. The winds will ease
later this evening as the system weakens.

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