Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 01 September 2015

Tonight and Wednesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind westerly 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southwest 5 to 15 early Wednesday morning then increasing to west 15 to 25 late Wednesday afternoon.

Showers with a risk of thunderstorms.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 01 September 2015
Thursday Wind west 5 to 15 knots.
Friday Wind light increasing to west 15 to 25 knots late in the day.
Saturday Wind west 10 to 20 knots increasing to west 30 late in the day.

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Gale warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 01 September 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 2 September 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today low 1002 mb located over the Central Coast.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Thursday weakening low 1013 mb located over the
Central Coast.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Thursday building ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:43 AM PDT 2 September 2015 A low pressure centre will remain over the Central Coast today.

Strong to gale force northwesterly winds will continue today over the
northern and central waters. Winds will ease tonight as the low
weakens and a ridge of high pressure builds over Bowie.

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