Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 23 May 2015

Today Tonight and Sunday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind west 20 knots diminishing to west 15 early this morning then increasing to west 20 to 30 late this afternoon. Wind diminishing to west 15 to 20 Sunday morning then increasing to west 20 to 25 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 23 May 2015
Monday Wind west 15 to 25 knots diminishing to west 10 to 15 in the morning then increasing to west 15 to 25 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind west 5 to 15 knots increasing to west 15 to 20 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind west 10 to 15 knots increasing to west 15 to 25 late in the day.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 23 May 2015

'Strong' winds of 20 to 33 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 23 May 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today ridge located west of the offshore waters.
By 5:00 a.m. PDT Sunday ridge located on a line north-south
over Bowie.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today trough located on a line north-south over
the Mainland Coast.
By 5:00 a.m. PDT Sunday trough located on a line north-south over
BC interior.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:53 AM PDT 23 May 2015 A ridge of high pressure over the offshore waters combined with a
trough over BC will continue to give strong to gale force northwest
winds to most regions over the next few days.

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