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Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 15 May 2022

Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 5 to 15 knots increasing to west 20 to 30 late overnight then becoming west 25 to 35 late Monday morning. Wind diminishing to west 15 to 25 early Monday evening.

Rain changing to scattered showers Monday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 15 May 2022
Tuesday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots.
Wednesday Wind easterly 20 to 30 knots increasing to westerly 35 to 40.
Thursday Wind westerly 15 to 25 knots.

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Gale warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 15 May 2022

'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 9:30 PM PDT 15 May 2022 Tonight and Monday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight trough located on a line north-south
over Tofino.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Monday departing trough located over the Lower
Mainland.

At 10:00 p.m. PDT tonight trough located west of the offshore
waters.
By 10:00 a.m. PDT Monday trough located from Bowie to Queen
Charlotte Sound.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:25 PM PDT 15 May 2022 A trough will move into Explorer then into central and northern
waters through Monday morning. Strong to gale force southerlies will
develop ahead of the trough.

Meanwhile a ridge of high pressure over west coast Vancouver Island
will result in gale force inflow winds through east entrance of Juan
de Fuca Strait Monday afternoon.

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