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Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 13 July 2024

Tonight and Sunday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind west 5 to 15 knots increasing to west 15 to 25 this evening then becoming west 15 near midnight. Wind diminishing to light late overnight then increasing to west 15 to 20 Sunday afternoon. Wind increasing to west 20 to 30 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 13 July 2024
Monday Wind west 15 to 20 knots increasing to west 25 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind light increasing to west 10 to 20 knots late in the day.
Wednesday Wind light increasing to west 10 to 20 knots.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 13 July 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 PM PDT 13 July 2024 Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located from Explorer to the North
Coast.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Sunday ridge located from Explorer to the Central
Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:52 PM PDT 13 July 2024 Ahead of a ridge of high pressure, strong to gale force
northwesterlies will continue today and tonight over west coast
Vancouver Island.

Northwest gales through Johnstone Strait will redevelop this
afternoon and then ease overnight.

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