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Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance


Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 10 August 2020

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind west 10 to 15 knots increasing to west 20 late this afternoon and to west 25 to 30 this evening. Wind diminishing to west 5 to 15 early Tuesday morning then increasing to west 20 to 30 Tuesday afternoon.

Fog patches forming overnight and dissipating Tuesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 10 August 2020
Wednesday Wind west 15 to 25 knots diminishing to west 10 in the morning then increasing to west 15 to 25 late in the day.
Thursday Wind west 10 to 20 knots.
Friday Wind west 10 to 20 knots becoming west 15 to 25 late in the day.

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Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 10 August 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 10 August 2020 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over northern Explorer.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday weakening ridge located west of the
offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:14 AM PDT 10 August 2020 Gale force northwesterlies will develop west of Vancouver Island
south of the Brooks Peninsula this afternoon in response to a ridge
of high pressure offshore. Winds will ease to strong northwesterlies

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