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Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 18 June 2019

Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 30 to 40 knots diminishing to west 15 to 25 late overnight then increasing to west 30 to 40 Wednesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 18 June 2019
Thursday Wind west 25 knots diminishing to west 5 to 15 in the morning then increasing to west 20 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind west 15 knots.
Saturday Wind light increasing to west 25 knots late in the day.

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Ice Conditions

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 18 June 2019

'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 4:00 PM PDT 18 June 2019 Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Central Coast.

By 4:00 p.m. PDT today quasi-stationary trough located over BC
interior.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:44 PM PDT 18 June 2019 A ridge will remain quasi-stationary over the British Columbia
Central Coast while a trough remains over the B.C. Interior.

Strong to gale force northwesterlies over much of the South Coast
will persist through Thursday morning.

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