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Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 25 July 2024

Today Tonight and Friday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind west 20 knots increasing to west 20 to 30 late this afternoon then becoming west 20 near midnight. Wind diminishing to west 15 overnight and to light Friday morning. Wind increasing to west 5 to 15 Friday afternoon and to west 15 to 20 Friday evening.

Showers ending this morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 25 July 2024
Saturday Wind west 5 to 15 knots increasing to west 20 to 30 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind west 10 to 20 knots.
Monday Wind light increasing to west 10 to 20 knots late in the day.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 25 July 2024

'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 AM PDT 25 July 2024 Today Tonight and Friday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today ridge located west of the offshore waters.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Friday ridge located from Explorer to the North
Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:12 PM PDT 24 July 2024 Ahead of a ridge of high pressure, gale force westerlies through Juan
de Fuca Strait will ease overnight.

Additionally, conditions are favourable for the possible development
of waterspouts over Central Coast late this evening, and Strait of
Georgia - south of Nanaimo overnight and early Thursday morning.

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