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Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

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Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 04 March 2021

Tonight and Friday.

Wind north 10 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 20 to 30 late overnight then becoming westerly 15 to 25 Friday morning.

Periods of rain.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 04 March 2021
Saturday Wind easterly 10 to 20 knots.
Sunday Wind easterly 10 to 20 knots.
Monday Wind easterly 10 to 20 knots.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PST 4 March 2021 Tonight and Friday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight low located near Langara.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Friday departing low located off the Alaska
panhandle.

At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight low 998 mb located south of Explorer.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Friday high 990 mb located off Vancouver Island.

By 4:00 p.m. PST Friday weakening low 990 mb located off the
Central Coast.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Saturday approaching frontal system located
off Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:30 PM PST 4 March 2021 A low off Haida Gwaii will track northwards across Haida Gwaii
tonight and into the Alaskan Panhandle on Friday. Ahead of the low,
gale to hurricane force southerlies will shift to storm to hurricane
force westerly in its wake.

Another low will track northeastwards over Explorer overnight, then
onto the Central Coast Friday afternoon. Ahead of the low, gale to
hurricane force southeasterlies will develop west of Vancouver Island
overnight and spread to the inner South Coast Friday morning as
strong to gale force. Gale to storm force winds will develop over
Queen Charlotte Sound and the Central Coast Friday afternoon as the
low move over. In its wake the winds will shift to strong to gale
force westerly.

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