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Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 17 September 2021

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind easterly 15 to 25 knots becoming westerly 20 to 30 late this afternoon then diminishing to variable 15 early Saturday morning.

Rain changing to showers after midnight and ending near noon Saturday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 17 September 2021
Sunday Wind variable 5 to 10 knots increasing to west 10 to 20 in the morning.
Monday Wind west 10 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 5 to 10.
Tuesday Wind east 10 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 5 to 10.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 17 September 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 17 September 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today weakening frontal system located from the
Central Coast to Vancouver Island.

At 2:00 p.m. PDT today building frontal system located over
southern Explorer.
By 8:00 p.m. PDT tonight departing frontal system located over
the southern Strait of Georgia.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:22 AM PDT 17 September 2021 A Pacific front will continue to generate gale force southeast winds
as it moves through Hecate Strait and the Central Coast.

The front will progress into the South Coast near midday.
Strong to gale force southeast winds will develop in the region as
the front sweeps across through the day.

Winds are forecast to ease to moderate to strong westerly in the wake
of the front. Westerly gales will develop late in the day today
across Explorer and west coast Vancouver Island.

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