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Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 14 April 2024

Today Tonight and Monday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to west 10 to 20 knots this morning and to west 20 to 30 early this afternoon. Wind westerly 15 to 30 tonight. Wind west 15 to 25 becoming west 20 to 30 Monday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 14 April 2024
Tuesday Wind west 15 to 25 knots diminishing to west 5 to 15 in the morning.
Wednesday Wind west 5 to 15 knots becoming light.
Thursday Wind easterly 10 to 20 knots.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 14 April 2024

'Strong' winds of 20 to 33 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 PDT 14 April 2024 Today Tonight and Monday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today weakening ridge located over the Central
Coast extending southwestward.

At 5:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located west of the offshore waters.
By 9:30 p.m. PDT Monday ridge located over the western offshore
waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:49 AM PDT 14 April 2024 A ridge of high pressure from the Central Coast to Northern Explorer
will spread moderate to strong northerlies across southern waters
today except strong to gale force northwesterlies to West Vancouver
Island south and Juan de Fuca Strait late this afternoon through this
evening.

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