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Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 30 May 2020

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind westerly 25 to 35 knots diminishing to westerly 15 to 25 early this morning then increasing to westerly 30 to 40 this afternoon. Wind diminishing to west 20 to 30 Sunday morning.

Showers today tonight and Sunday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 30 May 2020
Monday Wind west 10 to 15 knots increasing to west 15 to 25 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind west 10 to 15 knots increasing to west 15 to 25 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind west 10 to 15 knots increasing to west 15 to 25 late in the day.

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Ice Conditions

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 30 May 2020

'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 AM PDT 30 May 2020 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Queen Charlotte Sound.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Sunday weakening ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Queen Charlotte Sound.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today low 998 mb located northwest of Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Sunday weakening low 1001 mb located northwest
of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:51 AM PDT 30 May 2020 A ridge of high pressure on a line northeast-southwest from Explorer
to Queen Charlotte Sound will produce strong to marginal gale force
northwesterly or westerly winds over parts of the southern waters
today and tonight. The winds will ease early Sunday morning as the
system weakens.

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