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Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 26 September 2022

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind light becoming easterly 5 to 15 knots this morning then becoming westerly 5 to 15 this afternoon. Wind increasing to westerly 15 to 25 this evening then diminishing to westerly 5 to 15 overnight. Wind increasing to westerly 25 Tuesday afternoon then diminishing to westerly 15 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 26 September 2022
Wednesday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light late in the day.
Thursday Wind light becoming west 5 to 15 knots.
Friday Wind light becoming west 5 to 15 knots late in the day.

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Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 26 September 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 26 September 2022 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today ridge located over the South Coast.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday ridge located over BC interior.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today weakening frontal system located west
of Bowie.
By 10:30 a.m. PDT today weakening frontal system located over Bowie.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday low located west of Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:46 AM PDT 26 September 2022 A stationary front over Northern Bowie will gradually weaken today.
Strong to gale force southeast winds near the front will weaken to
moderate to strong by this afternoon. Generally light winds are
expected in the south today.

On Tuesday, a low pressure system will approach Explorer. Strong
southeasterlies are forecast develop over the offshore waters
Tuesday morning and reach Western Vancouver Island Tuesday afternoon.

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