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Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 13 May 2021

Tonight and Friday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind west 15 to 25 knots diminishing to west 5 to 15 late overnight then increasing to west 15 to 20 late Friday afternoon. Wind increasing to west 20 to 30 early Friday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 13 May 2021
Saturday Wind light increasing to west 15 to 25 knots late in the day.
Sunday Wind west 5 to 15 knots increasing to west 15 to 25 late in the day.
Monday Wind west 15 to 25 knots.

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Warnings

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Strong wind warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 13 May 2021

'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 9:30 PM PDT 13 May 2021 Tonight and Friday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Haida Gwaii.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Friday ridge located from the Central Coast
to Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:06 PM PDT 13 May 2021 A ridge of high pressure over Haida Gwaii will slowly move eastward
on Friday and lie over the Central Coast by Friday afternoon.
Ahead of the ridge, gale force northwesterlies will develop through
Johnstone Strait and over west coast Vancouver Island Friday
afternoon.

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