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Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 12 June 2021

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots becoming northerly 10 to 20 late this afternoon then becoming southeast 10 to 20 late this evening. Wind increasing to southeast 20 to 30 after midnight then diminishing to light early Sunday morning. Wind becoming west 5 to 15 Sunday afternoon then becoming light Sunday evening.

Showers overnight and Sunday. Fog patches dissipating near noon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 08:29 AM PDT 12 June 2021
Monday Wind west 10 to 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind west 10 to 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind west 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 12 June 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 10:30 AM PDT 12 June 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight frontal system located south of Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Sunday frontal system located over eastern Queen
Charlotte Sound.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:06 AM PDT 12 June 2021 A frontal system will approach Explorer from the south this evening.
Ahead of the frontal system, strong to gale force southeasterly winds
will develop along West Vancouver Island.

As the frontal system swings north, strong southeasterly winds will
develop over the eastern half of Queen Charlotte Sound by Sunday
afternoon.

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