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Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 07 March 2021

Today Tonight and Monday.

Wind southwest 15 knots increasing to south 15 to 25 this morning then becoming southeast 15 this evening. Wind increasing to east 20 to 25 late overnight then diminishing to east 15 to 20 Monday afternoon. Wind diminishing to light Monday evening.

Showers ending near midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 07 March 2021
Tuesday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots becoming light late in the day.
Wednesday Wind light.
Thursday Wind light becoming west 15 knots late in the day.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PST 7 March 2021 Today Tonight and Monday At 4:00 a.m. PST today frontal system located over Hecate Strait
extending southeastward.
By 7:00 a.m. PST today dissipating frontal system located over
the Mainland Coast.

At 4:00 a.m. PST today low 986 mb located southwest of Bowie.
By 10:00 p.m. PST tonight low 997 mb located west of Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:43 AM PST 7 March 2021 A front currently extends across Hecate Strait southeastward to
Vancouver Island. It will then reach the mainland coast this
Morning and dissipate. Southeast gales persist in a narrow band just
ahead of the front but will ease early this morning.

A 986 MB low just southwest of Bowie this morning will slowly track
south, remaining far offshore. Ahead of the low, gale force easterly
or southerly winds will develop over the offshore waters. The gale
force winds will ease tonight as the low drifts away from the
offshore waters.

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