Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance
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.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Juan de Fuca Strait - east entranceIssued 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 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 StatementIssued 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
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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