Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 26 May 2016

Today Tonight and Friday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 15 to 25 knots increasing to west 25 to 35 this afternoon then diminishing to west 15 to 25 late overnight.

Chance of showers overnight and Friday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 26 May 2016
Saturday Wind west 10 to 15 knots increasing to west 15 to 25 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind west 10 to 15 knots increasing to west 15 to 25.
Monday Wind west 10 to 15 knots.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 26 May 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 10:30 AM PDT 26 May 2016 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today ridge located west of the offshore waters.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Friday weakening ridge located on a line
north-south over Explorer.

At 5:00 p.m. PDT Friday approaching trough located west of the
offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:28 AM PDT 26 May 2016 A ridge of high pressure west of the offshore waters will remain
quasi-stationary today through Friday.

Moderate to strong northwesterlies or westerlies will prevail over
most marine waters today through Friday. Winds through Johnstone and
Juan de Fuca straits, and off the west coast of Vancouver Island will
rise to gale force this afternoon. Winds will ease on Friday as the
ridge of high pressure weakens.

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