Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance
Issued 07:13 PM PDT 22 May 2017
Tonight and Tuesday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind westerly 20 to 30 knots increasing to west 35 to 45 near noon Tuesday.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Juan de Fuca Strait - east entranceIssued 7:13 PM PDT 22 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 22 May 2017 Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today weakening ridge located over Queen Charlotte
Sound extending southwestward.
By 11:00 p.m. PDT tonight weakening ridge located over Cape Scott
At 4:00 p.m. PDT today weakening frontal system located over Prince
Rupert extending southwestward.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday frontal system located on a line
north-south over the Lower Mainland.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:50 PM PDT 22 May 2017 A stalled frontal system in a northeast to southwest line from
Prince Rupert to Southern Bowie will remain in place through
The front will eventually move across BC coast on Tuesday, pushed by
a strong upper trough. A strong ridge of high pressure will rebuild
in the wake of the front and generate gale to locally storm force
northwesterly winds over the BC waters on Tuesday.
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