Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance
Issued 10:30 AM PDT 24 March 2023
Today Tonight and Saturday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind westerly 15 to 25 knots increasing to westerly 25 to 35 late this afternoon then diminishing to westerly 15 to 25 late overnight. Wind becoming westerly 15 early Saturday morning then increasing to westerly 15 to 20 Saturday afternoon.
Showers ending this evening. Showers Saturday afternoon and evening.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Gale warning in effect
Juan de Fuca Strait - east entranceIssued 10:30 AM PDT 24 March 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 24 March 2023 Today Tonight and Saturday By 10:30 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located west of
the offshore waters.
By 10:30 a.m. PDT today weakening trough located over BC interior.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:26 AM PDT 24 March 2023 A ridge over the Pacific will continue to maintain strong to gale
force northwesterly winds today and tonight across most outer coastal
and offshore waters. Westerly gales will develop in Juan de Fuca
strait this afternoon and ease tonight.
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