Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 24 July 2016

Tonight and Monday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind west 15 to 20 knots diminishing to west 10 to 15 near midnight then increasing to west 15 to 25 Monday afternoon.

Fog patches dissipating early Monday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 24 July 2016
Tuesday Wind west 10 to 20 knots increasing to west 20 to 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 20 knots increasing to west 20 to 30.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 24 July 2016

'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 24 July 2016 Tonight and Monday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over western Queen Charlotte Sound.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:25 PM PDT 24 July 2016 A ridge is building over the Central Coast. Northwesterlies over
southern sections of the marine region will strengthen over the next
few days with marginal gales forecast in the central section of the
Juan de Fuca Strait Monday afternoon and evening.

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