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Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 10 July 2020

Tonight and Saturday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind westerly 20 to 25 knots diminishing to westerly 15 early Saturday morning then increasing to westerly 20 to 30 Saturday evening.

Showers Saturday afternoon and evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 10 July 2020
Sunday Wind west 10 to 20 knots increasing to west 20 to 30 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind west 10 to 20 knots increasing to west 20 to 30 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind west 10 to 20 knots increasing to west 20 to 30 late in the day.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 10 July 2020

'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 4:00 PM PDT 10 July 2020 Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over Haida Gwaii.
By 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over Hecate Strait.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Saturday weakening cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over Cape Scott.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Saturday dissipating cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over Victoria.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:45 PM PDT 10 July 2020 A frontal system over Haida Gwaii this afternoon will continue to
track eastward. The front will weaken this evening and lie in a
northeast to southwest line over Cape Scott by early Saturday morning
then dissipate while moving across Vancouver Island on Saturday.

Ahead of the front, strong to gale force southerly winds are expected
over the central and northern waters this evening. Winds will ease
overnight.

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