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Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 17 October 2019

Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southerly 25 to 35 knots becoming westerly 25 early this evening then diminishing to southwest 15 late overnight. Wind diminishing to light Friday afternoon.

Showers.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 17 October 2019
Saturday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots increasing to west 25 to 35 in the morning.
Sunday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots becoming west 20 late in the day.
Monday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots increasing to west 20 to 30 late in the day.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 17 October 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 17 October 2019 Tonight and Friday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today trough located from Queen Charlotte Sound
to Vancouver Island.
By 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight departing trough located over BC interior.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT Friday trough located over Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:44 PM PDT 17 October 2019 A trough of low pressure over Queen Charlotte Sound will move inland
tonight. Ahead of the trough, strong to gale force southerlies will
shift to gale to storm force westerlies in its wake.

Moderate to strong westerlies will prevail over most marine waters on
Friday.

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