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Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 23 February 2024

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Wind northeasterly 10 knots becoming light late this morning then increasing to west 20 to 25 early this evening. Wind diminishing to west 15 to 20 overnight then becoming west 15 Saturday evening.

Showers overnight and Saturday. Fog patches dissipating this morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 23 February 2024
Sunday Wind west 15 to 25 knots increasing to west 35 to 45 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind west 20 to 30 knots.
Tuesday Wind light increasing to easterly 15 to 25 knots.

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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PST 23 February 2024 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. PST today ridge located on a line east-west over
northern Explorer.
By 1:00 p.m. PST today dissipating ridge located on a line east-west
over southern Explorer.

At 4:00 a.m. PST today frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over Haida Gwaii.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today dissipating cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Central Coast.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today trough located over Bowie.
By 7:00 a.m. PST Saturday weakening trough located on a line
north-south over the Central Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:48 AM PST 23 February 2024 On Saturday morning, a weak trough will swing through the northern
waters then move inland by midday. Behind the trough, westerly gales
will develop. These winds will further intensify Saturday night as it
expands into central waters.

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