Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 23 August 2016

Tonight and Wednesday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind westerly 15 to 25 knots diminishing to westerly 10 to 15 near midnight and to light late overnight. Wind increasing to westerly 10 to 15 Wednesday afternoon and to westerly 15 to 20 early Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 23 August 2016
Thursday Wind light increasing to easterly 15 to 20 knots in the morning.
Friday Wind easterly 15 to 20 knots becoming westerly 15 late in the day.
Saturday Wind westerly 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 August 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 August 2016 Tonight and Wednesday By 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over the offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:23 PM PDT 23 August 2016 A ridge of high pressure will remain nearly stationary over the
offshore waters through Thursday. Strong to gale force northwesterly
winds will prevail over central and northern waters.

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