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Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 06 March 2021

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 20 to 25 this evening and to southeast 25 to 35 near midnight. Wind diminishing to southwest 15 to 25 early Sunday morning then becoming southwest 10 to 20 late Sunday morning.

Showers.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 06 March 2021
Monday Wind easterly 10 to 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots becoming light late in the day.
Wednesday Wind light.

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Gale warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Issued 10:30 AM PST 06 March 2021

'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 10:30 AM PST 6 March 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:30 a.m. PST today dissipating trough located over the Lower
Mainland.

At 10:30 a.m. PST today frontal system located over Bowie.
By 6:00 p.m. PST tonight frontal system located over Haida Gwaii
extending southward.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:19 AM PST 6 March 2021 A front currently over the offshore waters will reach Haida Gwaii
late this afternoon.

Southeast gales have developed over the offshore waters. The winds
will then spread across most marine waters this afternoon as the
front approaches.

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