Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 23 May 2016

Tonight and Tuesday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind west 15 to 25 knots diminishing to west 10 to 15 Tuesday morning then increasing to west 15 to 25 late Tuesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 23 May 2016
Wednesday Wind west 10 to 20 knots increasing to west 20 to 30 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind west 10 to 20 knots increasing to west 25 to 35 late in the day.
Friday Wind west 5 to 15 knots increasing to west 15 to 25.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 23 May 2016

'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 9:30 PM PDT 23 May 2016 Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary ridge located west of
the offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:17 PM PDT 23 May 2016 A ridge of high pressure centred over the Gulf of Alaska will remain
quasi-stationary tonight.

Moderate to strong northwesterlies will prevail over most marine
waters tonight and Tuesday. Winds through Johnstone Strait and off
the west coast of Vancouver Island will rise to gale force late
Tuesday as the ridge strengthens slightly.

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