Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 25 June 2017

Today Tonight and Monday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind easterly 5 to 15 knots increasing to westerly 15 to 25 this afternoon then diminishing to west 10 to 15 after midnight. Wind increasing to west 15 to 25 Monday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM 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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Strong wind warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 25 June 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 10:30 AM PDT 25 June 2017 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today trough located off Washington State.
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 10:21 AM PDT 25 June 2017 A trough of low pressure along the coast of Washington state this
morning will shift inland this evening while a ridge of high pressure
offshore slowly builds towards the North Coast.

Light winds through Juan de Fuca Strait will shift to strong to gale
force westerlies this evening as the trough moves inland. Elsewhere,
moderate to strong northwest winds will gradually increase today and
tonight as the ridge builds. Gale force northwest winds are imminent
off Central Vancouver Island and are forecast to develop through
Johnstone Strait early this evening.

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