Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 17 January 2018

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots diminishing to south 15 to 25 late this afternoon. Wind south 15 to 25 tonight and Thursday.

Periods of rain.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 17 January 2018
Friday Wind east 15 to 25 knots.
Saturday Wind east 5 to 15 knots increasing to east 25 to 35 late in the day.
Sunday Wind east 25 to 35 knots diminishing to east 10 to 20.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Issued 11:55 AM PST 17 January 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 10:30 AM PST 17 January 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:30 a.m. PST today intensifying low 966 mb located west of
the offshore waters.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Thursday quasi-stationary low 970 mb located over
southern Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:16 AM PST 17 January 2018 A strong low pressure system will move over the offshore waters
tonight and remain stationary on Thursday. Gale to storm force
southeasterlies ahead of the low will continue today across most
waters with up to hurricane force near West Coast Vancouver Island
North and the Central Coast.

In the wake of the low, the winds will shift to gale to storm force
northerlies over Bowie Thursday morning.

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