Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 20 June 2018

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 10 to 20 knots increasing to westerly 20 to 30 this afternoon and to westerly 30 to 40 early this evening. Wind diminishing to west 20 to 30 early Thursday morning then increasing to westerly 30 to 40 Thursday afternoon.

Chance of showers today. Fog patches dissipating early this afternoon. Fog patches forming this evening and dissipating near noon Thursday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 20 June 2018
Friday Wind westerly 15 to 25 knots increasing to westerly 25 to 35 late in the day.
Saturday Wind westerly 10 to 20 knots increasing to westerly 20 to 30 late in the day.
Sunday Wind westerly 10 to 20 knots increasing to westerly 20 to 30.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 20 June 2018

'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 10:30 AM PDT 20 June 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today ridge located over western Bowie.
By 10:30 a.m. PDT Thursday building ridge located from the North
Coast to Explorer.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today trough located on a line northwest-southeast
over Haida Gwaii.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Thursday dissipating trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over Haida Gwaii.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Thursday approaching trough located west of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:40 PM PDT 20 June 2018 Gale force westerlies will develop through Juan de Fuca Strait early
this evening and ease early Thursday morning then redevelop late
Thursday afternoon.

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