Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance
Issued 04:00 PM PDT 29 May 2017
Tonight and Tuesday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind westerly 30 to 40 knots diminishing to westerly 20 to 25 late overnight and to westerly 15 to 20 near noon Tuesday.
Showers beginning late overnight. Risk of thunderstorms Tuesday morning. Fog banks forming early this evening and dissipating Tuesday morning.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Juan de Fuca Strait - east entranceIssued 4:00 PM PDT 29 May 2017
'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 SynopsisIssued 4:00 PM PDT 29 May 2017 Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday ridge located on a line north-south over
central Vancouver Island.
At 4:00 p.m. PDT today quasi-stationary trough located over BC
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:44 PM PDT 29 May 2017 A ridge of high pressure over the Explorer region will produce strong
to gale force westerly winds through Juan de Fuca Strait late this
afternoon and tonight. Strong to gale force northwesterly winds are
expected through Johnstone Strait this evening.
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