Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance
Issued 10:30 AM PDT 02 June 2023
Today Tonight and Saturday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind west 15 to 25 knots increasing to west 30 early this evening with gusts to 35 then diminishing to west 15 to 25 late overnight. Wind increasing to west 35 to 45 Saturday afternoon.
Issued 04:00 AM PDT 02 June 2023
Sunday Wind west 30 to 40 knots diminishing to west 15 to 25 in the morning then increasing to west 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind west 10 to 20 knots becoming variable 5 to 15.
Tuesday Wind easterly 5 to 15 knots increasing to southwest 15 to 25 late in the day.
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Warnings (In effect)
Gale warning in effect
Juan de Fuca Strait - east entranceIssued 10:30 AM PDT 02 June 2023
'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 10:30 AM PDT 2 June 2023 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over Vancouver Island.
At 10:30 a.m. PDT today frontal system located on a line north-south
over Hecate Strait.
By 6:00 p.m. PDT tonight frontal system located near the Mainland
At 10:30 a.m. PDT today low 1008 mb located west of Bowie.
By 6:00 p.m. PDT Saturday dissipating low 1019 mb located west of
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:16 AM PDT 2 June 2023 A slow moving frontal system is moving across Hecate Strait and will
stall over the mainland coast today. Ahead of the front, intermittent
gale force southeasterlies over Hecate Strait and Dixon Entrance East
will continue until near noon.
As the trailing end of the front pushes onto the coast this
afternoon, a brief period of southerly gales will develop near the
headlands of Vancouver Island and Eastern Queen Charlotte Sound.
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