Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 28 July 2016

Tonight and Friday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 20 to 30 knots diminishing to west 10 to 20 after midnight and to light early Friday morning. Wind increasing to west 15 to 20 Friday afternoon and to west 25 to 35 early Friday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 28 July 2016
Saturday Wind west 15 to 25 knots increasing to west 30 to 40 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind west 15 to 25 knots increasing to west 25 to 35 late in the day.
Monday Wind west 10 to 15 knots increasing to west 15 to 25 late in the day.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 28 July 2016

'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 9:30 PM PDT 28 July 2016 Tonight and Friday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:29 PM PDT 28 July 2016 A nearly stationary ridge of high pressure extends from well
Offshore toward Haida Gwaii. Under this pattern, strong to
Gale force northwesterly winds will prevail over most southern
waters.

Gale force northwesterlies off west coast Vancouver Island and
southeastern half of Explorer will continue through Friday.
The strong northwesterlies through Johnstone Strait will rise to gale
force Friday afternoon. Westerly winds through Juan de Fuca Strait
will rise to marginal gales Friday evening.

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