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Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 23 April 2024

Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 15 to 20 after midnight then diminishing to west 5 to 15 early Wednesday morning. Wind becoming light Wednesday evening.

Showers overnight and Wednesday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 23 April 2024
Thursday Wind west 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light in the morning then becoming east 10 to 15 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind east 10 to 15 knots becoming west 10 to 20 late in the day.
Saturday Wind west 10 to 20 knots.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 23 April 2024 Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight departing low located over northern
Haida Gwaii.

At 11:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday approaching trough located west of
the offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:22 PM PDT 23 April 2024 Winds are gale force westerly through Juan de Fuca Strait tonight
And will ease by Wednesday morning.

A weak low north of Haida Gwaii will continue to disippate. Strong
westerlies south of the low will ease on Wednesday as a ridge of high
pressure builds over Vancouver Island.

A trough of low pressure will bring strong southerlies to Explorer
later Wednesday.

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