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Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 17 May 2024

Tonight and Saturday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind west 15 to 25 knots becoming west 15 early Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 17 May 2024
Sunday Wind west 15 to 25 knots becoming west 20 to 30 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind west 15 to 20 knots increasing to west 20 to 30 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind west 15 to 25 knots becoming west 10 to 20.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 17 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 17 May 2024 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight dissipating ridge located on a line
north-south over central Explorer.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight trough located over southern Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Saturday weakening trough located over Explorer.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT Saturday building ridge located west of the
offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:18 PM PDT 17 May 2024 Strong to gale force westerly gales will prevail through Juan de Fuca
strait tonight. These winds will ease below gales by early Saturday
morning.

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