Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 25 May 2016

Today Tonight and Thursday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to westerly 10 to 15 knots this afternoon and to westerly 15 to 25 near noon Thursday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 25 May 2016
Friday Wind west 15 to 25 knots.
Saturday Wind west 10 to 20 knots.
Sunday Wind west 5 to 15 knots.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 25 May 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 4:00 AM PDT 25 May 2016 Today Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located west of the
offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:49 AM PDT 25 May 2016 A ridge of high pressure west of the offshore waters will remain
quasi-stationary today and Thursday.

Moderate to strong northwesterlies or westerlies will prevail over
most marine waters today and Thursday. Gale force winds through
Johnstone and Juan de Fuca straits, and off the west coast of
Vancouver Island will ease overnight before rising again to gale
force Wednesday afternoon.

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