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Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 29 March 2020

Today Tonight and Monday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind westerly 10 to 15 knots increasing to south 15 to 25 late this afternoon then veering to west 25 near midnight. Wind west 25 Monday.

Periods of rain.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 29 March 2020
Tuesday Wind southwest 10 to 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind west 5 to 15 knots increasing to west 15 to 20 late in the day.
Thursday Wind west 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light.

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Warnings

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Strong wind warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance

Issued 07:35 AM PDT 29 March 2020

'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 29 March 2020 Today Tonight and Monday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today departing cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over southern Vancouver Island.

At 8:00 a.m. PDT today intensifying trough from low located on a
line north-south over Bowie.
By 10:00 p.m. PDT tonight trough from low located on a line
north-south over Cape Scott.

At 8:00 a.m. PDT today low located over northwestern Bowie.
By 10:00 p.m. PDT tonight low located over Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:49 AM PDT 29 March 2020 A cold front over Southern Vancouver Island will depart the area
This morning.

Meanwhile a new low will establish itself over Northern Bowie with
A trough extending southward. While the low remains stationary the
trough rotates toward the mainland coast while intensifying, giving
southerly gales to the waters east of the trough this afternoon
And evening.

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