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Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 15 July 2024

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind west 20 to 30 knots diminishing to west 10 to 20 early this morning then increasing to west 20 to 30 late this afternoon. Wind diminishing to west 10 to 20 after midnight and to light near noon Tuesday. Wind increasing to west 15 to 20 Tuesday evening.

Fog patches dissipating near noon. Fog patches forming near midnight and dissipating Tuesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 15 July 2024
Wednesday Wind west 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light in the morning then increasing to west 15 to 25 late in the day.
Thursday Wind light increasing to west 20 to 30 knots late in the day.
Friday Wind west 20 to 30 knots diminishing to west 5 to 15.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 15 July 2024

'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 15 July 2024 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located from Explorer
to the Central Coast.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today frontal system located over Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today frontal system located near Hecate Strait.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT Tuesday approaching low located over the offshore
waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:20 PM PDT 14 July 2024 Ahead of a ridge of high pressure, marginal gale force northwesterly
winds will continue over west coast Vancouver Island and Johnstone
Strait and ease after midnight.

Westerly gale force winds will also continue through the Juan de Fuca
strait before easing off overnight.

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