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Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 29 November 2022

Tonight and Wednesday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southeast 40 to 50 knots diminishing to variable 5 to 15 late this evening then increasing to southwest 15 to 20 late overnight. Wind increasing to southwest 25 to 35 early Wednesday morning then becoming southwest 25 late Wednesday morning. Wind diminishing to southwest 15 to 20 near noon Wednesday and to southwest 5 to 15 Wednesday afternoon. Wind becoming northeast 15 Wednesday evening.

Rain changing to flurries Wednesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 29 November 2022
Thursday Wind easterly 10 to 20 knots.
Friday Wind east 10 to 20 knots increasing to east 20 to 30.
Saturday Wind east 15 to 25 knots diminishing to east 5 to 15.

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Storm warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Issued 9:30 PM PST 29 November 2022

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 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 9:30 PM PST 29 November 2022 Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight quasi-stationary low 988 mb located over
northern Vancouver Island.

At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight quasi-stationary ridge located over
BC interior.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:27 PM PST 29 November 2022 A ridge of high pressure over the British Columbia Interior will
continue to give gale to storm force outflow winds through the
mainland inlets tonight through Wednesday. Over northern coastal
waters, a risk of freezing spray will exist tonight through Wednesday
as Arctic air pushes out from the mainland inlets.

An intensifying low pressure system will remain over North Vancouver
Island tonight and gradually weaken on Wednesday. Ahead of the low,
gale to storm force easterlies over central waters and the South
Coast will shift to gale to storm force northerlies in its wake and
persist through Wednesday.

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