Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 01 July 2015

Today Tonight and Thursday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to westerly 15 to 25 knots late this afternoon then diminishing to westerly 10 to 15 early Thursday morning. Wind increasing to westerly 20 Thursday afternoon.

Fog patches dissipating near noon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 01 July 2015
Friday Wind westerly 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light in the morning then increasing to westerly 15 to 25 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind light increasing to westerly 10 to 20 knots.
Sunday Wind light increasing to westerly 15 to 25 knots late in the day.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 01 July 2015

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 1 July 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
Langara.
By 2:00 a.m. PDT Thursday ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over western Queen Charlotte Sound.

At 5:00 p.m. PDT today weakening cold front located over western
Bowie.
By 8:00 a.m. PDT Thursday dissipating cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 1 July 2015 A ridge of high pressure just off Haida Gwaii this morning will drift
slowly eastward to lie in a northeast to southwest line over Queen
Charlotte Sound tonight. A weakening cold front will reach Bowie this
afternoon and will dissipate as it crosses Haida Gwaii on Thursday
morning. The ridge will then rebuild over Bowie later in the day
Thursday.

Widespread strong northwest winds will continue over most southern
and central waters today and Thursday. Winds will reach gale force
west of Vancouver Island and through Johnstone Strait. The
approaching front will bring gale force southerlies over the western
portions of Bowie this afternoon.

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