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Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 26 September 2021

Tonight and Monday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southwest 30 knots diminishing to southerly 20 near midnight. Wind southerly 20 Monday.

Showers with a risk of thunderstorms.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 26 September 2021
Tuesday Wind west 15 to 25 knots increasing to west 25 to 35 in the afternoon then diminishing to west 15 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind light increasing to southeast 15 to 25 knots.
Thursday Wind west 15 to 25 knots.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 26 September 2021

'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 26 September 2021 Tonight and Monday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight low 978 mb located over southern Bowie.
By 9:30 p.m. PDT Monday departing low 992 mb located over Prince
Rupert.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight departing cold front located over the
Mainland Coast.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT Monday approaching ridge located west of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:13 PM PDT 26 September 2021 A deep area of low pressure will cross northern offshore waters
tonight and reach Haida Gwaii by midday Monday. The low will then
weaken as it slowly makes its way towards Prince Rupert Monday
afternoon. Strong to gale force southerlies are occurring over
Most waters. Gale force northwesterlies will develop over the
offshore waters as the low passes.

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