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Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 21 May 2022

Tonight and Sunday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind west 15 to 20 knots diminishing to west 5 to 15 late overnight then increasing to west 15 to 25 Sunday afternoon.

Fog patches forming after midnight and dissipating Sunday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 21 May 2022
Monday Wind west 20 to 25 knots diminishing to westerly 10 to 20 in the morning then increasing to westerly 20 to 30 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind westerly 20 to 30 knots diminishing to west 15 to 20.
Wednesday Wind west 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light.

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Warnings

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Strong wind warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 21 May 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 9:30 PM PDT 21 May 2022 Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight ridge located on a line north-south over
Queen Charlotte Sound.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Sunday ridge located on a line north-south over
Vancouver Island.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight frontal system located near the offshore
waters.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Sunday frontal system located over Hecate Strait.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:26 PM PDT 21 May 2022 Ahead of an approaching frontal system over Bowie, southeast winds
will rise to strong to marginal gale force west of Haida Gwaii late
Sunday morning. Strong to marginal gale force southeast winds are
also expected for Northern Hecate Strait and Dixon Entrance East
Sunday afternoon and early evening. Winds will veer to strong
westerlies in the wake of the front late Sunday.

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