Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 05 July 2015

Today Tonight and Monday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind easterly 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light this afternoon then increasing to westerly 20 this evening. Wind increasing to westerly 30 near midnight and to westerly 35 Monday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 05 July 2015
Tuesday Wind west 15 knots increasing to west 15 to 25 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind west 15 knots increasing to west 15 to 25 late in the day.
Thursday Wind west 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 10:30 AM PDT 05 July 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 5 July 2015 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located off Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:25 AM PDT 5 July 2015 A ridge of high pressure remaining well offshore will give strong to
gale force northwesterlies around the southern half of Haida
Gwaii today and Monday.

Outflow conditions over the inner South Coast will switch to inflow
bringing strong westerlies in through Juan de Fuca Strait tonight
And Monday with a chance of westerly gales to 35 knots Monday
evening.

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