Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance
Issued 10:30 AM PDT 30 May 2023
Today Tonight and Wednesday.
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind west 10 to 20 knots increasing to west 20 to 30 late this afternoon then diminishing to west 10 to 20 late this evening. Wind west 10 to 20 Wednesday.
Issued 04:00 AM PDT 30 May 2023
Thursday Wind west 10 to 20 knots becoming west 15 to 25 late in the day.
Friday Wind west 15 to 25 knots diminishing to west 10 to 15.
Saturday Wind west 15 to 25 knots becoming west 20 to 30 late in the day.
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Warnings (In effect)
Strong wind warning in effect
Juan de Fuca Strait - west entranceIssued 10:30 AM PDT 30 May 2023
'Strong' winds of 20 to 33 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 10:30 AM PDT 30 May 2023 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located from Explorer
to Hecate Strait.
At 4:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday approaching trough located west of Bowie.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:34 AM PDT 30 May 2023 A stationary ridge from Explorer to Hecate Strait will generate gale
force westerly winds through Juan de Fuca Strait beginning late this
afternoon and continue tonight. These winds will diminish to strong
westerlies early Wednesday morning.
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