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Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 28 July 2021

Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 25 to 35 knots diminishing to west 15 to 20 late overnight and to light Thursday morning. Wind increasing to west 15 Thursday afternoon and to west 20 to 30 early Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 28 July 2021
Friday Wind west 15 knots increasing to west 20 to 30 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind west 10 to 20 knots increasing to west 25 to 35 late in the day.
Sunday Wind west 10 to 20 knots increasing to west 25 to 35 late in the day.

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Gale warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 28 July 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 9:30 PM PDT 28 July 2021 Tonight and Thursday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over Cape Scott.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary low located off Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:27 PM PDT 28 July 2021 A ridge of high pressure west of Vancouver Island and strong day-time
heating over the BC Interior is driving strong to gale force inflow
winds through Juan de Fuca and strong to gale force northwesterly
winds through Johnstone Strait this evening.

Winds are forecast to ease after midnight but strong to gale force
winds are expected to return Thursday evening.

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