Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 27 May 2018

Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 20 to 25 knots increasing to west 25 to 35 early Monday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 27 May 2018
Tuesday Wind west 25 to 35 knots.
Wednesday Wind west 25 to 35 knots diminishing to west 10 to 20.
Thursday Wind west 5 to 15 knots increasing to west 15 to 20 late in the day.

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Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 27 May 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 27 May 2018 Tonight and Monday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today low located over Haida Gwaii.
By 8:00 p.m. PDT tonight departing low located over the North Coast.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Monday building ridge located from the North
Coast to Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:01 PM PDT 27 May 2018 A low pressure centre over Haida Gwaii will move northeast over the
North Coast this evening then depart into the BC Interior overnight.

Strong to gale force southerlies over central and northern waters
will veer into strong westerlies in the wake of the low early this
evening as the low moves to the east.

On Monday, a ridge will build over the offshore waters resulting in
gale force west to northwest winds off the west coast of Vancouver
Island, through Johnstone Strait, and the eastern entrance of Juan
De fuca.

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