Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 21 October 2017

Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots becoming southeast 25 to 35 early this evening then becoming southwest 30 late this evening. Wind diminishing to southwest 15 Sunday afternoon.

Rain changing to a few showers near midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 21 October 2017
Monday Wind light increasing to east 10 to 20 knots in the morning.
Tuesday Wind east 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light late in the day.
Wednesday Wind westerly 20 to 30 knots.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Issued 4:59 PM PDT 21 October 2017

'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 4:00 PM PDT 21 October 2017 Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today low 972 mb located west of Bowie.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Sunday weakening low 1002 mb located over the
Alaska panhandle.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today frontal system located on a line north-south
over Cape Scott.
By 11:00 p.m. PDT tonight departing frontal system located over
the Lower Mainland.

At 11:00 a.m. PDT Sunday building ridge located over the South
Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:58 PM PDT 21 October 2017 A frontal system in a north to south line over Cape Scott this
afternoon will move inland this evening, bringing gale to storm
Force southeasterlies to the central and southern waters. Winds will
shift to strong southerly in its wake, with a large area of gale
force southwesterlies developing off the outer coast and over the
offshore waters tonight, thanks to a deep low pressure centre
Passing to the north of Bowie. Winds will ease to moderate to strong
southerly Sunday afternoon as the low weakens over the Alaska
Panhandle and a ridge of high pressure builds over the South Coast.

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