Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 03 August 2015

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 25 to 35 knots becoming west 25 early this morning then increasing to west 25 to 35 late this morning. Wind diminishing to west 15 to 25 late this evening and to west 5 to 15 late overnight. Wind increasing to west 15 to 25 Tuesday afternoon and to west 25 to 35 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 03 August 2015
Wednesday Wind west 15 to 25 knots increasing to west 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind west 5 to 15 knots increasing to west 15 to 25 late in the day.
Friday 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 03 August 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 3 August 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located west of the
offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:57 AM PDT 3 August 2015 A ridge of high pressure well offshore will give strong to gale force
northwesterlies off Vancouver Island and through Johnstone Strait
this afternoon and evening. Strong to gale force westerlies are also
expected through Juan de Fuca Strait this afternoon and evening.

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