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Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 05 March 2021

Tonight and Saturday.

Wind southeast 25 knots becoming west 25 late overnight then diminishing to west 15 early Saturday morning. Wind diminishing to light late Saturday morning then increasing to southeast 10 to 20 near noon Saturday. Wind increasing to southeast 25 Saturday evening.


Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 05 March 2021
Sunday Wind southwest 10 to 20 knots.
Monday Wind easterly 10 to 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots.

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Warnings (Ended)

Gale warning ended

Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance

Issued 9:30 PM PST 05 March 2021

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PST 5 March 2021 Tonight and Saturday By 9:30 p.m. PST tonight dissipating low located over the North

At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight trough from low located over Queen
Charlotte Sound extending southward.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Saturday dissipating trough located over the
Lower Mainland.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Saturday frontal system located off Bowie.
By 6:00 p.m. PST Saturday frontal system located over Haida Gwaii
extending southward.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:22 PM PST 5 March 2021 A low pressure centre over the North Coast is rapidly weakening.
Strong to gale force winds in the vicinity of the low will ease
As the low weakens late this evening.

In the wake of an associated trough, southeast gales over the
southern waters will ease late this evening.

On Saturday, southeast gales will develop over most marine waters as
another front approaches.

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