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Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 26 February 2021

Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwesterly 30 to 40 knots diminishing to northwesterly 20 to 30 early this evening and to northwesterly 10 to 20 early Saturday morning. Wind diminishing to light near noon Saturday then becoming southwest 5 to 15 Saturday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 26 February 2021
Sunday Wind light increasing to easterly 20 knots in the afternoon.
Monday Wind easterly 20 knots increasing to west 25 to 35.
Tuesday Wind west 20 to 30 knots diminishing to easterly 15.

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Gale warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance

Issued 4:00 PM PST 26 February 2021

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. 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 PM PST 26 February 2021 Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 p.m. PST today high located southwest of the offshore
waters.

At 4:00 p.m. PST Saturday approaching frontal system located west
of Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:03 PM PST 26 February 2021 A ridge of high pressure parked in the Eastern Pacific ocean will
maintain widespread gale force northwest winds across most
Southern BC marine waters tonight.

Gale force northwest winds will continue across southern waters and
tonight, gradually easing after midnight.

Late in the day on Saturday, a frontal system will approach Haida
Gwaii. Strong to gale force southwesterly winds expected over
northern offshore waters on Saturday evening and will spread to the
North Coast Saturday night.

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