Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 02 August 2015

Today Tonight and Monday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 10 to 15 knots increasing to west 20 near noon and to west 25 to 35 this afternoon. Wind diminishing to west 20 late overnight then increasing to west 25 to 35 Monday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 02 August 2015
Tuesday Wind west 15 knots increasing to west 20 to 30 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind west 20 to 30 knots.
Thursday Wind west 10 to 20 knots.

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Gale warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 02 August 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 10:30 AM PDT 2 August 2015 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located west of
the offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:02 AM PDT 2 August 2015 A ridge of high pressure well offshore will give strong
To gale force northwesterlies off Vancouver Island and through
Johnstone Strait today and again late Monday. Strong to gale force
westerlies are also expected through Juan de Fuca Strait in the
evening.

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