Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance
Issued 04:00 AM PDT 30 May 2015
Today Tonight and Sunday
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind west 20 to 30 knots diminishing to west 10 to 20 this morning then increasing to west 20 to 30 late this afternoon. Wind diminishing to west 15 to 20 near midnight and to west 10 Sunday morning.
Fog patches dissipating this morning.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Juan de Fuca Strait - east entranceIssued 04:00 AM PDT 30 May 2015
'Strong' winds of 20 to 33 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 AM PDT 30 May 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today weakening ridge located off Bowie.
At 4:00 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary trough located over BC
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:51 AM PDT 30 May 2015 A ridge of high pressure just west of offshore waters, combined
With a trough of low pressure over the BC Interior, will continue to
bring moderate to strong northwest winds to most regions. Winds will
reach gale force at times off the Brooks Peninsula on the west coast
of Vancouver Island early this morning. The ridge will begin to
weaken on Sunday morning.
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