Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 29 May 2015

Tonight and Saturday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 25 to 35 knots becoming west 20 to 30 late this evening then diminishing to west 15 Saturday morning. Wind increasing to west 20 to 30 late Saturday afternoon.

Fog patches forming late overnight and dissipating Saturday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 29 May 2015
Sunday Wind west 10 knots increasing to west 20 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind west 15 knots increasing to west 20 to 30 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind west 15 knots increasing to west 20 to 30.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 29 May 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 9:30 PM PDT 29 May 2015 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary ridge located off Bowie.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary trough located over
BC interior.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:25 PM PDT 29 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 over the
next few days. Winds will reach gale force at times off the Brooks
Peninsula on the west coast of Vancouver Island. The ridge will also
produce gale force westerly winds over central and eastern sections
of Juan de Fuca Strait this evening and the early overnight period.

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