Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 24 May 2018

Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 20 to 30 knots increasing to west 40 early this evening. Wind westerly 30 to 40 Friday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 24 May 2018
Saturday Wind westerly 20 to 30 knots.
Sunday Wind westerly 15 to 25 knots increasing to westerly 30 late in the day.
Monday Wind westerly 20 to 30 knots.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 24 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 24 May 2018 Tonight and Friday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Queen Charlotte Sound.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Friday weakening ridge located over southern
Explorer.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today trough located over western Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Friday trough located over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:57 PM PDT 24 May 2018 A ridge of high pressure over the offshore waters is producing strong
inflow winds through Juan de Fuca Strait. These winds are expected to
reach gale force later this afternoon and will persist through
Friday.

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