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Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 23 May 2024

Today Tonight and Friday.

Wind southwest 5 to 15 knots becoming light near midnight then increasing to southwest 5 to 15 Friday morning. Wind increasing to west 15 to 20 Friday evening.

Scattered showers Friday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 23 May 2024
Saturday Wind west 20 to 30 knots.
Sunday Wind west 10 to 20 knots becoming variable 5 to 15.
Monday Wind light becoming west 10 to 15 knots.

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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 23 May 2024 Today Tonight and Friday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today trough located on a line north-south
over Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today trough located on a line north-south over
southeastern Explorer.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located over the offshore waters.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Friday ridge located west of Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:47 AM PDT 23 May 2024 A ridge of high pressure building over offshore waters tonight will
shift eastward to lie just west of Haida Gwaii on Friday afternoon.
Strong northwesterly winds developing ahead of the ridge will rise to
northwest gales over waters west of Vancouver Island on Friday
evening.

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