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Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 31 March 2023

Tonight and Saturday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind west 20 to 30 knots diminishing to west 15 early Saturday morning then increasing to west 20 to 30 late Saturday afternoon. Wind diminishing to west 15 Saturday evening.

Showers. Risk of thunderstorms Saturday morning and afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 31 March 2023
Sunday Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light in the morning then increasing to west 15 to 20 late in the day.
Monday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots becoming west 10 to 20 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind light becoming west 5 to 15 knots.

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Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 31 March 2023

'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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 31 March 2023 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary low located off the
Alaska panhandle.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary ridge located southwest
of the offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:58 PM PDT 31 March 2023 A frontal system extending across Vancouver Island will track across
the strait to lie inland later tonight. Strong to gale force
southerlies over central and southern coastal waters this evening
will shift to strong to gale force northwesterlies as the system
departs the South Coast.

Moderate to strong northwesterlies will dominate across the marine
district through the remainder of the forecast period as a low
remains nearly stationary to the north of the region, and a ridge
remains stationary to the south of the region.

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