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Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 23 May 2022

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind west 20 to 30 knots diminishing to west 15 to 20 early this morning then increasing to west 20 to 30 early this afternoon. Wind diminishing to west 10 to 20 overnight and to light Tuesday morning. Wind becoming west 5 to 15 Tuesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 23 May 2022
Wednesday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots becoming west 10 to 15 late in the day.
Thursday Wind light becoming east 5 to 15 knots.
Friday Wind easterly 10 to 20 knots becoming southwest 15 to 25.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 23 May 2022

'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 23 May 2022 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today departing ridge located on a line north-south
over Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today building ridge located west of the offshore
waters.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located from Explorer to Haida Gwaii.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday deepening low located west of Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday low located over northwestern Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:29 AM PDT 23 May 2022 A new low pressure system will approach Explorer on Tuesday. Ahead of
the system, gale force southeasterly winds are expected for Explorer,
West Vancouver Island north, and Queen Charlotte Sound Tuesday
afternoon.

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