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Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 26 November 2021

Tonight and Saturday.

Wind light increasing to east 10 to 20 knots late this evening then becoming east 15 to 25 early Saturday morning. Wind veering to south 15 to 25 Saturday afternoon then becoming south 20 to 30 Saturday evening.

Rain Saturday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 26 November 2021
Sunday Wind west 15 to 25 knots becoming southeast 15 to 25 in the morning then becoming southeast 10 to 20 late in the day.
Monday Wind easterly 10 to 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind easterly 20 to 30 knots.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PST 26 November 2021 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight frontal system located west of the
offshore waters.
By noon PST Saturday departing frontal system located over the
North Coast.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Saturday low located over northern Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Saturday departing low located over the Alaska
panhandle.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:07 PM PST 26 November 2021 A frontal system will approach the offshore waters tonight.
Winds will rise to gale to storm force southeasterly over the
northern and central waters overnight. Winds will also rise to strong
to gale force southeasterly over the southern waters overnight.

An area of low pressure will pass north of Bowie on Saturday morning
leading to strong to gale force southwesterly winds for waters west
of Haida Gwaii well into Saturday night.

A trough of low pressure trailing this area of low pressure will
sweep through northern waters from northwest to southeast on Saturday
night. Strong to gale force southwesterlies over northern and central
waters will precede this trough.

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