Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance
Issued 04:00 PM PDT 17 April 2015
Tonight and Saturday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind west 25 to 35 knots diminishing to west 15 to 25 this evening and to west 5 to 15 near midnight. Wind becoming easterly 5 to 15 late overnight then becoming light Saturday evening.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Juan de Fuca Strait - east entranceIssued 4:00 PM PDT 17 April 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 PM PDT 17 April 2015 Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today departing cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over Vancouver.
At 4:00 p.m. PDT today building ridge located over Bowie.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Saturday ridge located on a line north-south over
Queen Charlotte Sound.
At 11:00 p.m. PDT Saturday approaching frontal system located over
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:50 PM PDT 17 April 2015 A cold front in a northeast to southwest line near Vancouver this
afternoon will move into the BC Interior this evening. A ridge of
high pressure will build over Haida Gwaii and will move slowly
eastward to lie in a north to south line over Queen Charlotte
Sound by Saturday afternoon.
Strong northwest winds in the wake of the cold front will continue
this evening for Georgia Strait and Johnstone Strait. Strong to gale
force northwest winds will continue this evening for eastern sections
of the strait of Juan de Fuca and the west coast of Vancouver Island.
Winds will ease to light later tonight as the ridge builds in.
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