Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait
Issued 09:30 PM PDT 03 June 2023
Tonight and Sunday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind westerly 30 to 40 knots diminishing to westerly 20 to 30 late overnight and to westerly 10 to 20 Sunday morning. Wind increasing to westerly 20 to 30 late Sunday afternoon.
Issued 04:00 PM PDT 03 June 2023
Monday Wind west 10 to 20 knots becoming variable 5 to 15 in the morning.
Tuesday Wind easterly 5 to 15 knots becoming west 10 to 15 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind light becoming west 15 knots late in the day.
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Warnings (In effect)
Gale warning in effect
Juan de Fuca Strait - central straitIssued 9:30 PM PDT 03 June 2023
'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 9:30 PM PDT 3 June 2023 Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight ridge located on a line north-south over
northern Vancouver Island.
By 10:30 a.m. PDT Sunday dissipating ridge located on a line
north-south over northern Vancouver Island.
At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight low 1018 mb located 30 miles west of Cape
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Sunday dissipating low 1021 mb located over
At 4:00 p.m. PDT Sunday building ridge located west of the offshore
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:13 PM PDT 3 June 2023 A ridge of high pressure will strengthen west of Vancouver Island
tonight. Consequently, westerly gales have developed through Juan de
Fuca Strait and will continue tonight. The winds will ease slightly
to strong westerlies early Sunday morning.
A broad ridge of high pressure will build over the Eastern Pacific on
Sunday. The ridge will generate gale force northwesterlies for the
southern waters beginning late in the day on Sunday. Regions include
Johnstone Strait, the Strait of Georgia and waters west of Vancouver
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