Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance
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.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Juan de Fuca Strait - east entranceIssued 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 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
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:28 PM PDT 26 May 2016 A ridge of high pressure west of the offshore waters will remain
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.
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