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Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 23 February 2020

Tonight and Monday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind westerly 40 to 50 knots diminishing to westerly 30 to 40 after midnight and to westerly 20 to 30 early Monday morning. Wind diminishing to westerly 15 Monday afternoon and to light early Monday evening.

Showers ending overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 23 February 2020
Tuesday Wind easterly 15 to 25 knots.
Wednesday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots.
Thursday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots.

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Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Issued 9:30 PM PST 23 February 2020

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 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 PST 23 February 2020 Tonight and Monday By 9:30 p.m. PST tonight departing low located over southern
BC interior.

At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight ridge located west of the offshore waters.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Monday ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Explorer.

At 4:00 p.m. PST Monday frontal system located over western Bowie.
By 9:30 p.m. PST Monday frontal system located on a line north-south
over eastern Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:03 PM PST 23 February 2020 A low pressure system has moved into the British Columbia Interior.
Gale to storm force northwest winds over central and southern waters
will ease through the night.

The next weather system will approach the offshore waters Monday
morning and continue towards the mainland coast Monday night. Gale to
storm force southeast winds will develop ahead of the front.

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