Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 21 August 2017

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind west 5 to 15 knots increasing to west 15 to 20 this afternoon then diminishing to west 10 to 15 after midnight. Wind increasing to west 25 to 30 Tuesday afternoon.

Fog banks dissipating late this morning. Fog patches forming after midnight and dissipating Tuesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 21 August 2017
Wednesday Wind west 30 knots diminishing to west 10 to 20 in the morning then increasing to west 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind west 25 to 35 knots becoming west 20 to 30.
Friday Wind west 20 to 30 knots diminishing to west 15 to 20.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 21 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 21 August 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over central Vancouver Island.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over northern Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today frontal system located over the offshore
waters.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday cold front located over western Haida
Gwaii.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday low 996 mb located over the Gulf of Alaska.
By 10:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday low 998 mb located west of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:56 AM PDT 21 August 2017 A frontal system will approach the northern waters today and the
associated cold front will reach Haida Gwaii tonight.
Moderate to strong southwesterlies over most northern and
Central waters will back to strong to gale force southeasterlies
ahead of this system. Winds will shift to moderate to strong
westerlies behind the cold front on Tuesday.

An approaching low over the Gulf of Alaska will bring strong to gale
force southerlies to Bowie late Tuesday.

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