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Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 06 May 2021

Tonight and Friday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind west 15 to 25 knots diminishing to west 5 to 15 late overnight then increasing to west 20 to 30 late Friday morning.

Showers ending Friday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 07 May 2021
Sunday Wind light increasing to west 15 to 25 knots in the afternoon.
Monday Wind west 5 to 15 knots increasing to west 20 to 30.
Tuesday Wind west 10 to 20 knots increasing to west 20 to 30.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 06 May 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 4:00 AM PDT 7 May 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today weakening low 1004 mb located over
northeastern Bowie.
By 10:30 a.m. PDT today weakening low 1010 mb located near Langara.

At 1:00 a.m. PDT Saturday intensifying trough located west of
Haida Gwaii.
By 10:30 a.m. PDT Saturday trough located on a line north-south
over Hecate Strait.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:57 AM PDT 7 May 2021 A low over Northeastern Bowie will move eastward today and dissipate
over the Southern Alaskan Panhandle this afternoon. Strong
southeasterlies ahead of the low will shift to strong to gale force
northwesterly in its wake. Winds will gradually weaken this afternoon
as the low dissipates and a weak ridge builds behind the low.

A trough in a north to south line will move over Haida Gwaii early
Saturday morning and onto the North Coast in the afternoon. Strong to
locally gale force southeast winds will develop over the northern and
central waters ahead of the trough.

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