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Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 19 May 2024

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 10 knots increasing to west 20 late this afternoon then diminishing to west 15 early Monday morning. Wind increasing to west 25 Monday afternoon and to west 35 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 19 May 2024
Tuesday Wind west 15 to 25 knots diminishing to variable 5 to 15 in the morning then increasing to west 20 to 30 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind west 20 to 30 knots diminishing to variable 5 to 15.
Thursday Wind west 10 to 15 knots increasing to west 20 to 30 late in the day.

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Gale warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 19 May 2024

'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 PDT 19 May 2024 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Haida Gwaii.
By 10:30 a.m. PDT Monday ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Port Hardy.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today trough located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Monday trough located on a line north-south over
Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:27 AM PDT 19 May 2024 A ridge of high pressure over Haida Gwaii will reach the central
waters late today. Moderate to strong northwest winds are occurring
ahead of the ridge.

Strong northwesterly winds off the west coast of Vancouver Island
will rise to marginal gale force immediately to the northwest of
Estevan Point this evening.

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