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Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 25 January 2021

Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light with gusts to 25 knots near squalls late this afternoon and early this evening. Wind becoming south 10 to 15 late this evening then increasing to southeast 15 to 25 late overnight. Wind increasing to southeast 25 to 35 Tuesday afternoon.

Showers ending Tuesday morning. Showers Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 25 January 2021
Wednesday Wind east 10 to 20 knots.
Thursday Wind east 10 to 20 knots.
Friday Wind east 10 to 20 knots.

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Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance

Issued 4:00 PM PST 25 January 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 4:00 PM PST 25 January 2021 Tonight and Tuesday At 10:00 p.m. PST tonight frontal system located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Tuesday weakening frontal system located on a
line northwest-southeast over Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:54 PM PST 25 January 2021 A frontal system will move towards Bowie this evening then slide
southeastward overnight. The front will stall over Explorer in a
northwest to southeast line by Tuesday morning then weaken Tuesday
afternoon.

Winds will increase to gale force southeast this evening over the
offshore waters. Winds will increase to gale to storm force southeast
Tuesday morning over the southern waters.

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