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Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

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Marine Forecast

Issued 06:06 AM PDT 28 May 2023

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 20 to 30 knots increasing to west 30 to 35 this afternoon then diminishing to west 20 to 30 after midnight. Wind increasing to west 35 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 28 May 2023
Tuesday Wind west 20 knots increasing to west 30 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind west 30 knots.
Thursday Wind west 10 knots increasing to west 20 late in the day.

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Gale warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Issued 06:06 AM PDT 28 May 2023

'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 PDT 28 May 2023 Today Tonight and Monday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located from Explorer
to Hecate Strait.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:04 AM PDT 28 May 2023 A ridge from Explorer to Hecate Strait will produce northwesterly
gale force winds through Juan de Fuca Strait this afternoon and
evening. The gale force winds will redevelop Monday afternoon.

Gale force northwesterly winds will develop along West Vancouver
Island Monday afternoon.

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