Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 26 May 2016

Tonight and Friday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 25 to 35 knots diminishing to west 15 to 25 late overnight.

Chance of showers overnight and Friday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 26 May 2016
Saturday Wind variable 10 to 20 knots.
Sunday Wind west 10 to 15 knots increasing to west 15 to 25.
Monday Wind west 10 to 15 knots.

Stay connected

ATOM

Weather Conditions

Skip Image

Zoom-in to make a selection

Map of Pacific - Georgia Basin marine weather areas Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal Sentry Shoal - 46131 Halibut Bank - 46146 La Perouse Bank - 46206 Discovery Island Esquimalt Harbour Kelp Reefs Malahat Race Rocks Lightstation Saturna Island Sheringham Point University of Victoria Victoria Gonzales Victoria Int'l Airport Ballenas Islands Campbell River Airport Comox Airport Entrance Island Fanny Island Nanaimo Airport Sisters Islets Estevan Point Tofino Airport Grief Point Powell River Airport Sechelt Point Atkinson Sand Heads Lightstation Vancouver Harbour Vancouver Int'l Airport West Vancouver Port Alberni Howe Sound - Pam Rocks Squamish Airport
Ice Conditions

There is no ice forecast issued for this area.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

GALE WARNING in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 26 May 2016

'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 9:30 PM PDT 26 May 2016 Tonight and Friday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight ridge located west of the offshore waters.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Friday weakening ridge located on a line
north-south over Explorer.

At 5:00 p.m. PDT Friday approaching trough located west of the
offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:28 PM PDT 26 May 2016 A ridge of high pressure west of the offshore waters will remain
quasi-stationary tonight.

Moderate to strong northwesterlies or westerlies will prevail over
most marine waters tonight. Strong to gale force winds through
Johnstone and Juan de Fuca straits, and off the west coast of
Vancouver Island will continue tonight. Winds will ease on Friday
over most marine waters as the ridge of high pressure weakens.

Pacific - Georgia Basin Area

Another Region

What we are doing

Date modified: