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Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 12 April 2021

Tonight and Tuesday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind easterly 10 to 20 knots increasing to easterly 20 to 25 late this evening then diminishing to easterly 10 to 20 late Tuesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 12 April 2021
Wednesday Wind east 5 to 15 knots becoming light in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind east 5 to 15 knots becoming light late in the day.
Friday Wind east 10 to 20 knots.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 12 April 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 4:00 PM PDT 12 April 2021 Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
interior.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today building ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over southern Haida Gwaii.
By 10:30 a.m. PDT Tuesday quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Queen Charlotte Sound.

At 3:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday approaching frontal system located west
of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:02 PM PDT 12 April 2021 A frontal system west of Bowie will give strong to gale force
southerly winds over the Northern Bowie region beginning Tuesday
evening. Winds will diminish by Wednesday as the system moves away to
the north.

With quasi-stationary high pressure over the BC Interior, outflow
winds persist through mainland inlets. In Howe Sound, these
Northerly outflow winds will reach marginal gale force overnight and
in the mornings.

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