Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 25 July 2016

Tonight and Tuesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 30 to 40 knots diminishing to west 20 to 25 late overnight and to west 10 to 20 early Tuesday morning. Wind increasing to west 30 early Tuesday evening.

Fog patches dissipating near noon Tuesday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 25 July 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 20 to 30.
Friday Wind west 10 to 20 knots increasing to west 25 to 35.

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Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 25 July 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 Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 25 July 2016 Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight building ridge located on a line
north-south over Queen Charlotte Sound.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:22 PM PDT 25 July 2016 A ridge of high pressure will continue to build over the central
waters tonight and Tuesday. Strong to gale force west to northwest
winds will prevail across most South Coast marine regions.
Westerly gales through Juan de Fuca Strait will ease overnight while
gales will develop off west coast Vancouver Island and through
Johnstone Strait late Tuesday afternoon.

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