Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance
Issued 04:00 AM PST 01 February 2015
Today Tonight and Monday
Wind northerly 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast 10 to 20 this morning then diminishing to light early this afternoon. Wind increasing to southeast 10 to 15 late this evening and to southeast 15 to 20 Monday morning. Wind becoming west 15 to 25 Monday afternoon.
Rain ending late this afternoon. Rain beginning Monday morning.
There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 AM PST 1 February 2015 Today Tonight and Monday At 4:00 a.m. PST today frontal system located on a line
northwest-southeast over western Queen Charlotte Sound.
By 10:00 a.m. PST today frontal system located on a line
northwest-southeast over Hecate Strait.
At 4:00 a.m. PST today ridge located over northern BC interior.
At noon PST today trough located on a line east-west over Haida
By 4:00 p.m. PST today departing trough located over northern Bowie.
At 4:00 a.m. PST Monday frontal system located over western Queen
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:51 AM PST 1 February 2015 A Pacific frontal system over Western Queen Charlotte Sound will move
over the North Coast this morning. Ahead of the system, strong to
gale force southeasterlies can be expected over the central and
northern waters. Winds will shift to strong to gale southwesterlies
in the wake of the front.
In addition, gale force northeasterly outflow winds will continue
near Portland Inlet and Douglas Channel through Monday.
Another frontal system will move over Queen Charlotte Sound Monday
morning from the southwest. Strong to gale force southeasterlies can
be expected ahead of this system over most waters tonight.
Pacific - South Coast Area
- Bowie - southern half
- Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island
- Explorer - northwestern half
- Explorer - southeastern half
- Haro Strait
- Hecate Strait
- Howe Sound
- Johnstone Strait
- Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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