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Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 15 May 2021

Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 15 to 25 knots becoming west 10 to 20 late overnight then becoming west 15 to 25 early Sunday afternoon. Wind increasing to west 25 to 35 late Sunday afternoon.

Fog patches forming late overnight and dissipating Sunday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 15 May 2021
Monday Wind west 10 to 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind west 20 to 30 knots diminishing to west 10 to 20 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind west 10 to 20 knots.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 15 May 2021

'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 15 May 2021 Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located over the
Central Coast to Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:46 PM PDT 15 May 2021 A quasi-stationary ridge of high pressure is located over Explorer
and Queen Charlotte Sound. East of the ridge, gale force
northwesterlies will redevelop over West Coast Vancouver Island South
this evening. The gales will ease to strong northwesterly overnight.

Strong to gale force inflow winds are expected for eastern portions
of Juan de Fuca Strait on Sunday evening, lasting into the overnight
hours.

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