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Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 17 June 2024

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 15 to 25 knots increasing to west 25 to 35 this afternoon then diminishing to west 15 to 25 near midnight. Wind becoming west 10 to 20 early Tuesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 17 June 2024
Wednesday Wind west 15 knots diminishing to light in the morning then becoming west 15 late in the day.
Thursday Wind light becoming west 15 knots late in the day.
Friday Wind light increasing to west 20 knots late in the day.

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Gale warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 17 June 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 17 June 2024 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today ridge located west of the offshore waters.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday ridge located on a line north-south over
the offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:23 AM PDT 17 June 2024 A ridge of high pressure is slowly approaching the offshore waters.
In the evening, westerlies through Juan de Fuca Strait will likely
strengthen to marginal gales due to sea breeze and the approaching
ridge of high pressure.

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