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Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 21 April 2024

Today Tonight and Monday.

Wind westerly 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light after midnight then becoming easterly 5 to 15 early Monday morning. Wind becoming light Monday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 21 April 2024
Tuesday Wind light increasing to west 10 to 20 knots in the morning and to west 20 to 30 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind west 20 to 30 knots diminishing to west 10 to 20.
Thursday Wind west 20 knots diminishing to west 10.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 21 April 2024 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today departing trough located over northern
Hecate Strait.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today building ridge located west of Bowie.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located from Explorer to Haida Gwaii.

At 5:00 p.m. PDT Monday approaching frontal system located over
the offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:29 AM PDT 21 April 2024 A trough of low pressure over Northern Hecate Strait will move inland
late this morning while weakening. Strong to gale force westerly
winds over Southern Hecate Strait will ease to moderate to strong
early this afternoon.

A frontal system will enter the offshore waters on Monday evening
giving southeast gales.

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