Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 22 August 2017

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 10 to 20 knots increasing to west 25 to 35 late this afternoon then diminishing to west 10 to 20 early Wednesday morning. Wind increasing to west 25 to 35 Wednesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 22 August 2017
Thursday Wind west 25 to 35 knots diminishing to west 15 to 20 in the morning then increasing to west 20 to 30 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind west 20 to 30 knots diminishing to west 15 to 20.
Saturday Wind west 15 knots increasing to west 15 to 20.

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Gale warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 22 August 2017

'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 22 August 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over the North Coast.
By 8:00 p.m. PDT tonight weakening cold front located on a line
north-south over the Central Coast.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today low 996 mb located over the Gulf of Alaska.
By 10:00 p.m. PDT tonight low 998 mb located west of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 22 August 2017 A cold front lies north-south along Hecate Strait morning. Near gale
force southerlies have developed along the front. Winds will shift
To moderate to strong westerlies behind the cold front.

An approaching low over the Gulf of Alaska will bring strong to gale
force southerlies to Bowie late this afternoon. These winds will
advance towards the northern waters Wednesday.

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