Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 04 August 2015

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 5 to 15 knots increasing to west 15 to 25 late this afternoon and to west 25 to 35 early this evening. Wind diminishing to west 15 late overnight then increasing to west 20 to 30 Wednesday afternoon.

Periods of rain beginning near noon Wednesday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 04 August 2015
Thursday Wind west 5 to 15 knots increasing to west 15 to 25 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind west 10 to 15 knots increasing to west 15 to 25 late in the day.
Saturday Wind light increasing to west 15 to 25 knots late in the day.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 04 August 2015

'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 10:30 AM PDT 4 August 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today ridge located west of the offshore waters.
By 10:30 a.m. PDT Wednesday ridge located over Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:20 AM PDT 4 August 2015 A ridge of high pressure offshore will give strong to gale force
westerlies through Juan de Fuca Strait this afternoon. These winds
will gradually ease overnight.

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