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Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 26 January 2021

Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind east 35 knots diminishing to east 15 to 25 after midnight and to light Wednesday morning. Wind increasing to easterly 10 to 20 early Wednesday evening.

Showers ending near noon Wednesday. Showers Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 26 January 2021
Thursday Wind east 10 to 20 knots.
Friday Wind east 10 to 20 knots.
Saturday Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots becoming east 15 to 25.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance

Issued 9:30 PM PST 26 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 AM PST 27 January 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
interior.

At 4:00 a.m. PST today low located over southern Explorer.
By 9:30 p.m. PST tonight low located off the Washington Coast.

At 4:00 a.m. PST today intensifying trough located from the Alaska
panhandle to Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:07 PM PST 26 January 2021 A low pressure system over Explorer will gradually weaken tonight
before exiting the region Wednesday afternoon. Ahead of the low, gale
to storm force southeasterlies over southern waters will ease
overnight.

A trough of low pressure will develop from the Alaskan Panhandle to
Explorer on Wednesday. Northerly gales will develop over Bowie early
Wednesday morning and ease in the afternoon.

Additionally, a ridge of high pressure will remain over the BC
Interior for a few days. Strong to gale force outflow winds
Will prevail through the mainland inlets of the BC coasts.

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