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Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 24 May 2024

Tonight and Saturday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind west 10 to 20 knots increasing to west 25 to 30 early Saturday morning then diminishing to west 15 Saturday evening.

Scattered showers ending Saturday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 24 May 2024
Sunday Wind southeasterly 10 to 20 knots.
Monday Wind light increasing to west 10 to 20 knots late in the day.
Tuesday Wind light increasing to west 10 to 20 knots.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 24 May 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 9:30 PM PDT 24 May 2024 Tonight and Saturday By 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight departing trough located over the
Washington Coast.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight ridge located west of the offshore waters.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Saturday weakening ridge located over Vancouver
Island.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT Saturday approaching trough located on a line
north-south over western Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:24 PM PDT 24 May 2024 A ridge of high pressure will move across the offshore waters
tonight. Ahead of the ridge, northwest gales west of Vancouver Island
will ease tonight or Saturday morning.

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