Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance
Issued 09:30 PM PDT 29 July 2021
Tonight and Friday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind west 25 to 35 knots diminishing to west 20 late overnight and to west 15 late Friday morning. Wind increasing to west 25 Friday afternoon and to west 25 to 35 early Friday evening.
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Warnings (In effect)
Juan de Fuca Strait - east entranceIssued 9:30 PM PDT 29 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 9:30 PM PDT 29 July 2021 Tonight and Friday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over Cape Scott.
At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary low located off Explorer.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:08 PM PDT 29 July 2021 A ridge of high pressure west of Vancouver Island and strong day-time
heating over the BC Interior will drive strong to gale force inflow
winds through Juan de Fuca and strong to gale force northwesterly
winds through Johnstone Strait again this evening and Friday evening.
Winds are forecast to ease overnight.
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