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Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 28 September 2020

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind east 5 to 15 knots increasing to east 15 to 20 near noon then becoming east 20 Tuesday morning. Wind diminishing to east 5 to 15 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 28 September 2020
Wednesday Wind east 10 to 20 knots.
Thursday Wind east 10 to 20 knots.
Friday Wind east 10 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to 20.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 28 September 2020

'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 28 September 2020 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over central Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today frontal system located over northern
Vancouver Island.
By 7:00 a.m. PDT today dissipating frontal system located over
the Central Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:55 AM PDT 28 September 2020 A Pacific frontal system over North Vancouver Island will move
eastward to lie over the Central Coast in a couple of hours. Ahead of
the front, gale force southeasterly winds are occurring. The winds
will ease this morning as the system weakens and moves inland.

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