Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance
Issued 10:30 AM PDT 20 August 2017
Today Tonight and Monday.
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind west 5 to 15 knots increasing to west 20 to 25 late this afternoon then diminishing to west 5 to 15 early Monday morning. Wind increasing to west 15 to 20 Monday afternoon.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Juan de Fuca Strait - east entranceIssued 1:43 PM PDT 20 August 2017
'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 20 August 2017 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over northern Vancouver Island.
At 10:30 a.m. PDT today departing frontal system located over the
At midnight PDT tonight frontal system located over the offshore
By 7:00 p.m. PDT Monday approaching cold front located west of
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:25 AM PDT 20 August 2017 Over the South Coast, a ridge of high pressure will remain in a
northeast to southwest line over Vancouver Island. This will give
light to moderate winds to most regions except for strong westerlies
through Juan de Fuca Strait in the afternoons.
Over the North Coast, a frontal system will move inland near
Noon today. A second frontal system will approach offshore waters
tonight and the cold front will reach Haida Gwaii Monday evening.
Strong southeasterlies shift to strong southwesterlies in the wake
Of the first system. Strong to gale force southeasterlies will
redevelop ahead of the second system.
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