Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

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.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 29 May 2017
Wednesday Wind west 20 to 25 knots diminishing to west 10 to 15 in the morning.
Thursday Wind light becoming west 10 to 15 knots.
Friday Wind light becoming west 15 knots late in the day.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Issued 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 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
Explorer.
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
interior.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 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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