Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance
Issued 09:30 PM PDT 15 May 2021
Tonight and Sunday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind west 15 to 25 knots becoming west 10 to 20 near midnight 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.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Juan de Fuca Strait - east entranceIssued 9:30 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 9:30 PM PDT 15 May 2021 Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary ridge located over the
Central Coast to Explorer.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:22 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 have redeveloped over West Coast Vancouver Island
South this evening. The gales will ease to strong northwesterly
Strong to gale force inflow winds are expected for eastern portions
of Juan de Fuca Strait on Sunday evening, lasting into the overnight
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