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Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

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Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 24 May 2022

Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind west 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light near midnight then increasing to west 10 to 20 early Wednesday afternoon.

Showers ending Wednesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 24 May 2022
Thursday Wind light becoming east 5 to 15 knots in the morning.
Friday Wind easterly 10 to 20 knots increasing to southwest 25 to 35.
Saturday Wind west 15 knots diminishing to light.

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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 24 May 2022 Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight low located over northwestern Explorer.
By 11:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday departing low located over eastern
Queen Charlotte Sound.

At 10:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday approaching low located southwest
of Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:23 PM PDT 24 May 2022 A low pressure system will move through Northern Explorer this
evening and come to rest over Queen Charlotte Sound overnight. The
low will then weaken and move onto the Central Coast on Wednesday
evening.

Ahead of the low, gale force southeasterly winds are occurring from
West Vancouver Island North up through Queen Charlotte Sound. These
gale force southeasterlies will weaken to strong after midnight as
the low weakens.

The next low that will move through BC waters starts approaching
Southwest Explorer Wednesday night.

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