Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 25 June 2017

Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 10 to 15 knots increasing to west 25 to 35 this evening then diminishing to west 15 to 25 early Monday morning. Wind increasing to west 25 to 35 Monday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 25 June 2017
Tuesday Wind west 15 to 25 knots increasing to west 30 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind west 10 to 20 knots increasing to west 20 to 30 late in the day.
Thursday Wind west 10 to 15 knots increasing to west 20 to 30 late in the day.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 25 June 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 25 June 2017 Tonight and Monday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today trough located over southern Vancouver
Island.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today departing trough located over BC interior.

At 5:00 p.m. PDT today building ridge located over the offshore
waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:47 PM PDT 25 June 2017 A trough of low pressure extending from Washington state to Southern
Vancouver Island this afternoon will shift inland this evening while
a ridge of high pressure builds over the offshore waters.

Light winds through Juan de Fuca Strait will shift to strong to gale
force westerlies this evening as the trough moves inland. Elsewhere,
northwest winds will increase tonight as the ridge builds. Marginal
gale force northwest winds have developed off Central Vancouver
Island and strong winds will rise to gale force through Johnstone
Strait early this evening.

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