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Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 29 February 2024

Today Tonight and Friday.

Wind west 20 to 30 knots diminishing to west 15 to 20 this morning and to easterly 5 to 15 near noon. Wind becoming westerly 10 to 20 this evening then becoming variable 5 to 15 Friday morning.

Showers this afternoon and tonight with a risk of thunderstorms.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 29 February 2024
Saturday Wind easterly 10 to 20 knots becoming westerly 10 to 20 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind east 5 to 15 knots.
Monday Wind west 10 to 20 knots.

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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PST 29 February 2024 Today Tonight and Friday At 4:00 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over the offshore waters.

At 4:00 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over northern
BC interior.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:31 AM PST 29 February 2024 A ridge over the interior and an offshore trough will combine to give
gale force outflow winds to Douglas Channel and Dixon Entrance - east
tonight and Friday morning.

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