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Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 17 November 2019

Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind westerly 25 to 35 knots diminishing to westerly 15 to 25 early this evening and to light after midnight. Wind increasing to easterly 10 to 15 early Monday morning and to northeasterly 15 to 25 Monday afternoon.

Rain Monday afternoon and evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 17 November 2019
Tuesday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots.
Wednesday Wind easterly 5 to 15 knots.
Thursday Wind easterly 5 to 15 knots becoming light.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Issued 4:00 PM PST 17 November 2019

'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 17 November 2019 Tonight and Monday At 4:00 p.m. PST today building ridge located over Explorer.
By 1:00 a.m. PST Monday ridge located over the Mainland Coast.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Monday low located west of Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Monday low located over southern Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:49 PM PST 17 November 2019 A ridge of high pressure over Explorer will continue to produce
strong to gale force westerly winds through Juan de Fuca Strait this
evening.

A low pressure system will move into Explorer on Monday bringing east
to southeast gales to the region.

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