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Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance

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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 29 November 2020

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind east 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35 early this evening then becoming west 30 to 40 late overnight. Wind diminishing to west 15 to 25 Monday morning and to west 5 to 15 Monday afternoon. Wind becoming light Monday evening.

Rain this afternoon tonight and Monday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 29 November 2020
Tuesday Wind light increasing to easterly 10 to 20 knots in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind easterly 10 to 20 knots.
Thursday Wind easterly 10 to 15 knots.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance

Issued 10:30 AM PST 29 November 2020

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. 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 10:30 AM PST 29 November 2020 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:30 a.m. PST today frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over northern Haida Gwaii.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Monday departing frontal system located on a line
north-south over the southern Strait of Georgia.

At 1:00 p.m. PST Monday approaching frontal system located west
of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:27 AM PST 29 November 2020 A frontal system will remain on a line northeast-southwest over
Southern Bowie today. The system will move southeastward to Hecate
Strait this evening then reach Vancouver Island by Monday morning.
Gale to storm force southerly winds over northern and central waters
ahead of the front will spread to southern waters this afternoon.
Winds will become strong to gale force northwesterlies in the wake of
the front.

Another frontal system will approach northern offshore waters Monday
afternoon. Ahead of the system, gale to storm force southerly winds
will develop over northern and central waters Monday afternoon and
evening.

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