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Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 18 July 2019

Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind westerly 25 to 35 knots diminishing to westerly 15 to 25 after midnight and to west 10 to 15 early Friday morning. Wind increasing to west 15 to 20 Friday afternoon.

Showers late this afternoon and this evening with a risk of thunderstorms.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 18 July 2019
Saturday Wind light increasing to west 10 to 20 knots late in the day.
Sunday Wind west 5 to 15 knots increasing to west 15 to 25 late in the day.
Monday Wind west 15 knots increasing to west 15 to 25 late in the day.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 18 July 2019

'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 18 July 2019 Tonight and Friday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight weakening ridge located over southern
Explorer.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Friday ridge located over Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:06 PM PDT 18 July 2019 A disturbance has moved onto the South Coast early this evening.
Thunderstorms have developed over the southern waters. Over the
Strait of Georgia and Howe Sound, gusty winds of 30 knots will
accompany the thunderstorms. There is a slight risk of waterspouts
near the thunderstorms. The disturbance will weaken and move out of
the region late this evening.

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