Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 30 June 2015

Tonight and Wednesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind westerly 25 to 35 knots diminishing to westerly 15 to 25 near midnight and to light early Wednesday morning. Wind increasing to westerly 15 to 25 late Wednesday afternoon.

Fog patches dissipating near noon Wednesday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 30 June 2015
Thursday Wind west 10 knots increasing to west 25 to 35 late in the day.
Friday Wind west 10 knots increasing to west 15 to 25.
Saturday Wind west 10 knots increasing to west 10 to 20.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 30 June 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 30 June 2015 Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight ridge located on a line north-south
over Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Haida Gwaii.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday approaching low located west of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:28 PM PDT 30 June 2015 A ridge of high pressure over the northern offshore waters tonight
will drift slowly eastward to lie over Haida Gwaii by Wednesday
afternoon. Widespread strong northwest winds will continue over most
waters east of the ridge tonight and Wednesday. Strong to gale force
northwest winds are expected west of Vancouver Island and through
Johnstone Strait tonight. Strong to gale force westerlies through
Juan de Fuca Strait will ease to moderate to strong overnight.

An approaching low well offshore will spread southerly gales to Bowie
Wednesday afternoon.

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