Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 07 July 2015

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 25 to 35 knots diminishing to west 15 this morning then increasing to west 30 late this afternoon. Wind diminishing to west 10 to 20 Wednesday morning then increasing to west 25 Wednesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 07 July 2015
Thursday Wind west 15 knots increasing to west 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind west 10 to 15 knots increasing to west 15 to 25 late in the day.
Saturday Wind west 10 to 15 knots increasing to west 15 to 25 late in the day.

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Gale warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 07 July 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 4:00 AM PDT 7 July 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today ridge located off Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday ridge located over Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:55 AM PDT 7 July 2015 A ridge of high pressure well offshore will continue to give strong
to gale force northwesterlies over west coast Haida Gwaii today.
Gale force winds will spread to the central waters tonight as the
ridge shifts westward.

Gale force westerlies through Juan de Fuca Strait will ease to strong
this morning. Strong to gale force northwesterly winds will develop
through Johnstone Strait late this afternoon.

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