Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance
Issued 04:00 AM PDT 24 May 2016
Today Tonight and Wednesday
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind west 15 to 25 knots diminishing to west 10 to 15 this morning then increasing to west 15 to 25 late this afternoon. Wind diminishing to west 10 to 15 Wednesday morning then increasing to west 20 to 30 Wednesday afternoon.
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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 24 May 2016
'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 24 May 2016 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located west of the
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:56 AM PDT 24 May 2016 A ridge of high pressure west of the offshore waters will remain
quasi-stationary today and Wednesday.
Moderate to strong northwesterlies will prevail over most marine
waters today and Wednesday. Winds through Johnstone Strait and off
the west coast of Vancouver Island will rise to gale force in the
afternoon and ease overnight before rising again to gale force
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