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Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 01 August 2021

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 20 to 30 knots diminishing to west 10 to 20 early this morning then increasing to west 20 to 30 this afternoon. Wind becoming west 25 to 35 early this evening then diminishing to west 15 to 25 overnight. Wind increasing to west 25 to 35 Monday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 01 August 2021
Tuesday Wind west 20 to 30 knots diminishing to west 15 in the morning then increasing to west 20 to 30 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind west 15 knots increasing to west 25 to 35 late in the day.
Thursday Wind west 25 to 35 knots.

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Gale warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 01 August 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 1 August 2021 Today Tonight and Monday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over Haida Gwaii.

At 5:00 p.m. PDT Monday approaching frontal system located west
of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:13 AM PDT 1 August 2021 A ridge of high pressure west of Vancouver Island and strong daytime
heating over the BC Interior are producing strong to gale force
inflow winds through Juan de Fuca and strong to gale force
northwesterly winds through Johnstone Strait every day in the
Late afternoon and evening. Winds then ease to moderate to strong by
early morning.

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