Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 06 July 2015

Tonight and Tuesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind westerly 30 to 40 knots diminishing to west 20 to 30 late overnight and to west 15 Tuesday morning. Wind increasing to west 30 late Tuesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 06 July 2015
Wednesday Wind west 15 to 25 knots increasing to west 25 to 30 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind west 15 knots increasing to west 15 to 25 late in the day.
Friday Wind west 15 knots increasing to west 20 to 30.

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Gale warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 06 July 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 9:30 PM PDT 6 July 2015 Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary ridge located off Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:26 PM PDT 6 July 2015 A ridge of high pressure well offshore will give strong to
Gale force northwesterlies over west coast Haida Gwaii tonight and
Tuesday.

Inflow conditions are bringing strong to gale force westerlies in
through Juan de Fuca Strait tonight.

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