Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance
Issued 04:00 AM PDT 18 August 2018
Today Tonight and Sunday.
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind westerly 15 to 25 knots diminishing to westerly 5 to 15 early this morning then becoming easterly 5 to 15 late this morning. Wind becoming westerly 10 to 20 this afternoon then diminishing to light Sunday morning. Wind increasing to westerly 10 to 20 Sunday afternoon.
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Warnings (In effect)
Juan de Fuca Strait - east entranceIssued 04:00 AM PDT 18 August 2018
'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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 AM PDT 18 August 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over Bowie.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:46 AM PDT 18 August 2018 A ridge of high pressure building over Bowie will give a
northwesterly flow for much of the southern and central waters for
the foreseeable future.
Marginal northwesterly gale force winds will maintain themselves off
the west coast of Vancouver Island until this afternoon.
After diminishing briefly during the afternoon, winds are expected to
return to marginal gales by tonight.
Strong to gale force northwesterly winds are expected through
Johnstone Strait this afternoon before easing by Sunday morning.
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