Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 23 January 2018

Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southeast 15 to 25 this evening and to southeast 10 to 15 near midnight. Wind diminishing to light Wednesday morning then increasing to southeast 15 to 20 Wednesday afternoon.

Rain changing to a few showers near midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 23 January 2018
Thursday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southwest 10 to 20 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind west 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 5 to 15.
Saturday Wind southeast 35 knots diminishing to southwest 25.

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Gale warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Issued 4:00 PM PST 23 January 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 PST 23 January 2018 Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 p.m. PST today low 986 mb located over southern Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Wednesday weakening low 992 mb located over
northern Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:32 PM PST 23 January 2018 A 986 MB low pressure system over Southern Bowie will gradually
weaken tonight as it moves to lie over Northern Bowie by Wednesday
morning.

Over central and northern waters gale to storm force southeast winds
will shift to strong to gale force southerly to the south of the low.
Over southern waters gale force southeast winds will ease to moderate
to strong southeast tonight.

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