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Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 28 September 2021

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind westerly 15 knots increasing to southerly 20 early this evening then backing to easterly 15 to 25 after midnight. Wind increasing to easterly 25 to 35 Wednesday evening.

Showers this morning. Rain tonight and Wednesday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 28 September 2021
Thursday Wind southeast 30 knots diminishing to west 10 to 20 in the morning then becoming west 15 to 25 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots.
Saturday Wind light becoming easterly 5 to 15 knots late in the day.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 28 September 2021

'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 PDT 28 September 2021 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today building cold front located over western
Bowie.
By 12:30 a.m. PDT Wednesday departing cold front located on a line
north-south over the Central Coast.

At 11:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday approaching low located west of
Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:23 AM PDT 28 September 2021 A frontal system over Western Bowie this morning will move eastward
today reaching the central waters this afternoon. The front will
continue to move eastward reaching Vancouver Island tonight.

Winds will rise to gale to storm force southeasterly over the central
and northern waters late this afternoon as the front approaches.
Winds will become strong southwesterly in the wake of the front.

Winds will rise to strong to gale force southeasterly over the
southern waters tonight as the front approaches.

Winds over the central and northern waters will increase again to
gale to storm force southerly on Wednesday as a low approaches Haida
Gwaii.

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