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Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 13 July 2020

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind westerly 15 to 20 knots increasing to westerly 20 to 25 early this evening then diminishing to west 10 to 15 overnight. Wind increasing to westerly 20 to 25 Tuesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 13 July 2020
Wednesday Wind west 15 to 25 knots increasing to west 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind west 15 to 25 knots.
Friday Wind west 15 to 25 knots becoming west 20 to 30 late in the day.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Issued 06:15 AM PDT 13 July 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 13 July 2020 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over Queen Charlotte Sound.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today frontal system located west of the offshore
waters.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today frontal system located on a line
northwest-southeast over Bowie.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday frontal system located off Haida Gwaii.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday frontal system located over Hecate Strait.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:48 AM PDT 13 July 2020 A frontal system offshore will approach the North Coast tonight and
Tuesday. Ahead of the system, winds will rise to strong to gale force
southeasterlies on Tuesday over Dixon Entrance East and Northern
Hecate Strait. Winds will ease to moderate to strong southwesterlies
behind the frontal system Tuesday evening.

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