Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 23 July 2017

Tonight and Monday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind west 15 to 25 knots diminishing to west 5 to 15 near midnight then becoming light late overnight. Wind increasing to west 5 to 15 late Monday afternoon and to west 15 to 25 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 23 July 2017
Tuesday Wind west 15 to 25 knots increasing to west 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind west 15 to 25 knots.
Thursday Wind west 15 to 25 knots becoming west 15.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 23 July 2017

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 23 July 2017 Tonight and Monday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over Langara.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Monday quasi-stationary flat low located west
of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:27 PM PDT 23 July 2017 A ridge of high pressure will remain over the offshore waters
tonight. Ahead of the ridge, northwesterly gales over Johnstone
Strait and west coast Vancouver Island into Southern Explorer will
diminish Monday morning.

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