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Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 29 November 2020

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 10 to 15 knots veering to east 15 to 20 this morning then increasing to southeast 25 to 35 near midnight. Wind becoming west 30 to 40 Monday morning then diminishing to west 15 to 25 Monday afternoon.

Rain tonight and Monday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 29 November 2020
Tuesday Wind light increasing to easterly 10 to 20 knots in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind easterly 10 to 20 knots.
Thursday Wind easterly 10 to 15 knots.

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Gale warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Issued 04:00 AM PST 29 November 2020

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. 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 AM PST 29 November 2020 Today Tonight and Monday At 4:00 a.m. PST today frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Monday departing frontal system located on a line
north-south over Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 p.m. PST Monday approaching frontal system located west
of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:50 AM PST 29 November 2020 A frontal system will remain on a line northeast-southwest over Bowie
today. The system will move southeastward to Hecate Strait this
evening then reach Vancouver Island by Monday morning. Gale to storm
force southerly winds over northern and central waters ahead of the
front will spread to southern waters this afternoon. Winds will
become strong to gale force northwesterlies in the wake of the front.

Another frontal system will approach northern offshore waters Monday
afternoon. Ahead of the system, gale to storm force southerly winds
will develop over northern and central waters Monday afternoon and
evening.

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