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Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 17 June 2019

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 20 to 30 knots increasing to west 30 to 40 late this afternoon then diminishing to west 20 to 30 late overnight. Wind increasing to west 30 to 40 Tuesday afternoon.

Fog banks dissipating near noon Tuesday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 17 June 2019
Wednesday Wind west 15 to 25 knots increasing to west 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind west 5 to 15 knots increasing to west 25.
Friday Wind west 5 to 15 knots.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 17 June 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 AM PDT 17 June 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today trough located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today departing trough located east of Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:11 AM PDT 17 June 2019 A quasi-stationary ridge over North Vancouver Island will produce
gale force westerly inflow through Central and Eastern Juan de Fuca
strait this evening and Tuesday evening. Fog banks and drizzle will
linger in many marine areas through today and Tuesday.

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