Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance
Issued 10:30 AM PST 02 December 2022
Today Tonight and Saturday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35 near noon then becoming easterly 20 to 30 near midnight. Wind diminishing to northeast 15 to 20 early Saturday morning.
Periods of snow or rain becoming periods of rain this afternoon and ending near midnight. Visibility as low as 1 mile in precipitation.
Strong wind warning program has ended for the season.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Juan de Fuca Strait - east entranceIssued 10:30 AM PST 02 December 2022
'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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 10:30 AM PST 2 December 2022 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:30 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
At 10:30 a.m. PST today trough from 996 mb low located over
By 4:00 p.m. PST today departing low 998 mb located over
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:26 AM PST 2 December 2022 A 996 MB low over Explorer this morning will move southward
Today and exit Southwest Explorer early this evening. An Arctic
Ridge of high pressure will remain over the BC Interior creating
Gale force northeasterly outflow winds through the mainland inlets
except up to storm force over the Central Coast later today and
Over northern offshore waters, strong to gale force northeast winds
will ease to strong this evening. Over central waters, gale force
southeast winds will back to northeast this afternoon then ease to
strong by Saturday morning. Over southern waters gale to storm force
southeasterlies will ease to strong by Saturday morning. However,
winds will remain below gale force over the Strait of Georgia.
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