Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 19 November 2017

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35 early this morning then diminishing to southeast 15 to 25 this afternoon. Wind becoming west 15 to 25 early this evening then diminishing to light near midnight. Wind increasing to west 10 to 20 Monday morning and to west 20 to 30 Monday afternoon.

Rain ending late this evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in rain.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 19 November 2017
Tuesday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to east 15 to 25 in the morning.
Wednesday Wind east 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35.
Thursday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to west 15.

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Gale warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Issued 04:00 AM PST 19 November 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 4:00 AM PST 19 November 2017 Today Tonight and Monday At 4:00 a.m. PST today frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over northern Vancouver Island.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over the southern Lower Mainland.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Monday frontal system located on a line north-south
over the eastern Gulf of Alaska.
By 10:00 p.m. PST Monday frontal system located on a line
north-south over northern Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:56 AM PST 19 November 2017 A frontal system on a northeast to southwest line through Northern
Vancouver Island will move southwards to lie through the Lower
Mainland by late this afternoon. A second front will move across
Haida Gwaii on Monday evening.

Gale force southerly winds will prevail ahead of the first front
And then ease to moderate westerly behind the system. Winds will
Rise to gale force southerly ahead of the second front.

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