Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 24 June 2018

Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind westerly 25 to 35 knots diminishing to westerly 20 to 25 Monday morning.

Rain ending late overnight with a risk of thunderstorms. A few showers Monday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 24 June 2018
Tuesday Wind westerly 10 to 20 knots increasing to westerly 20 to 30 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind westerly 5 to 15 knots increasing to westerly 15 to 25 late in the day.
Thursday Wind westerly 5 to 15 knots.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 24 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 9:30 PM PDT 24 June 2018 Tonight and Monday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight cold front located on a line north-south
over southern Vancouver Island.
By 1:00 a.m. PDT Monday departing cold front located on a line
north-south over the Lower Mainland.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight low 1010 mb located over northern Explorer.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Monday dissipating low located over northwestern
Vancouver Island.

At midnight PDT Monday ridge located off Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:23 PM PDT 24 June 2018 Strong to gale force westerly winds over Central and Eastern Juan de
Fuca Strait will persist until Monday afternoon.

Winds have become gusty northwesterly this evening over the strait
Of Georgia with the approach of a cold front. On the southern
mainland side near Vancouver wind speeds have approached 25 knots
this evening. Winds will shift to southerly and ease to moderate
Near midnight.

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