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Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 27 July 2021

Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 25 to 35 knots diminishing to west 15 to 25 late overnight then becoming west 15 Wednesday morning. Wind increasing to west 20 to 30 late Wednesday afternoon then becoming west 25 to 35 early Wednesday evening.

Fog patches dissipating Wednesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 27 July 2021
Thursday Wind west 5 to 15 knots becoming light in the morning then increasing to west 15 to 25 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind west 15 knots increasing to west 15 to 25 late in the day.
Saturday Wind light increasing to west 15 to 25 knots late in the day.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 27 July 2021

'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 27 July 2021 Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight ridge located on a line north-south over
Queen Charlotte Sound.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday ridge located on a line north-south
over northern Vancouver Island.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary low located off Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:22 PM PDT 27 July 2021 A ridge of high pressure offshore will continue to produce westerly
gales over eastern sections of Juan de Fuca Strait tonight. The gales
will ease to moderate to strong winds overnight but are expected to
return on Wednesday evening.

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