Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance
Issued 04:00 AM PDT 18 June 2021
Today Tonight and Saturday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind west 20 to 30 knots becoming west 20 this morning then increasing to west 25 to 35 late this afternoon. Wind diminishing to west 20 to 25 Saturday morning then increasing to west 25 to 35 Saturday afternoon.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 AM PDT 18 June 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over Explorer.
At 11:00 p.m. PDT tonight trough located on a line east-west
By 8:00 p.m. PDT Saturday weakening trough located on a line
east-west over Bowie.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:34 AM PDT 18 June 2021 Gale force westerlies will develop across Central and Eastern Juan de
Fuca Strait late this afternoon due to a combination of daytime
heating and a building ridge offshore.
Winds will ease to strong westerlies early Saturday morning then rise
to gale force westerlies late Saturday afternoon.
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