Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance
Issued 10:30 AM PDT 03 June 2023
Today Tonight and Sunday.
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind westerly 5 to 15 knots increasing to westerly 15 to 25 this afternoon then diminishing to westerly 10 to 15 late overnight. Wind increasing to westerly 20 to 30 Sunday afternoon.
Issued 04:00 AM PDT 03 June 2023
Monday Wind west 10 to 20 knots becoming variable 5 to 15 in the morning.
Tuesday Wind easterly 5 to 15 knots becoming west 10 to 15 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind light becoming west 15 knots late in the day.
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Warnings (In effect)
Strong wind warning in effect
Juan de Fuca Strait - west entranceIssued 10:30 AM PDT 03 June 2023
'Strong' winds of 20 to 33 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 10:30 AM PDT 3 June 2023 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
By 10:30 a.m. PDT Sunday dissipating ridge located on a line
north-south over northern Vancouver Island.
At 10:30 a.m. PDT today low 1014 mb located over southern Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Sunday weakening low 1020 mb located over Sandspit.
At 4:00 p.m. PDT Sunday building ridge located west of the offshore
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:24 AM PDT 3 June 2023 A ridge of high pressure will strengthen west of Vancouver Island
today. Consequently, westerly gales will develop through Juan de
Fuca Strait late this afternoon and continue tonight. The winds will
ease slightly to strong westerlies early Sunday morning.
A broad ridge of high pressure will build over the Eastern Pacific on
Sunday. The ridge will generate gale force northwesterlies for the
southern waters beginning late in the day on Sunday. Regions include
Johnstone Strait, the Strait of Georgia and waters west of Vancouver
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