Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 30 June 2015

Tonight and Wednesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind westerly 25 to 35 knots diminishing to westerly 15 to 25 near midnight and to light early Wednesday morning. Wind increasing to westerly 15 to 25 Wednesday afternoon.

Fog patches forming early this evening and dissipating near noon Wednesday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 30 June 2015
Thursday Wind west 10 knots increasing to west 25 to 35 late in the day.
Friday Wind west 10 knots increasing to west 15 to 25.
Saturday Wind west 10 knots increasing to west 10 to 20.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 30 June 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 4:00 PM PDT 30 June 2015 Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Haida Gwaii.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday approaching low located west of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:38 PM PDT 30 June 2015 A ridge of high pressure offshore will continue to generate
widespread strong northwest winds over most marine regions tonight.
Strong to gale force northwest winds are expected west of Vancouver
Island and through Johnstone Strait tonight. Winds will rise to
strong to gale force westerly through Juan de Fuca Strait late this
afternoon.

An approaching low well offshore will spread southerly gales to Bowie
Wednesday afternoon.

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