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Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 14 August 2022

Tonight and Monday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind west 10 to 20 knots becoming west 15 to 25 early this evening then becoming west 10 to 20 near midnight. Wind increasing to west 20 to 30 Monday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 14 August 2022
Tuesday Wind west 15 to 25 knots becoming west 15 in the morning then increasing to west 15 to 25 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind light increasing to west 10 to 20 knots late in the day.
Thursday Wind variable 5 to 15 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 14 August 2022

'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 14 August 2022 Tonight and Monday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today dissipating trough located over eastern
Queen Charlotte Sound.

At 10:00 a.m. PDT Monday approaching frontal system located west
of the offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:48 PM PDT 14 August 2022 Gale force southeast winds over Northwestern Vancouver island will
ease to strong by this evening as the trough over Queen Charlotte
Sound weakens.

A frontal system will approach the offshore waters late Monday.
Strong to gale force southeasterlies will develop ahead of the system
over Bowie Monday evening.

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