Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance
Issued 04:00 PM PDT 23 July 2016
Tonight and Sunday
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind west 20 to 30 knots diminishing to west 10 to 20 Sunday morning then becoming west 15 to 25 Sunday afternoon.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Juan de Fuca Strait - east entranceIssued 4:00 PM PDT 23 July 2016
'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 4:00 PM PDT 23 July 2016 Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
northern Vancouver Island.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Sunday ridge located on a line north-south over
western Queen Charlotte Sound.
At 4:00 p.m. PDT today frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over northern Haida Gwaii.
By 5:00 a.m. PDT Sunday dissipating frontal system located on a
line northeast-southwest over the Central Coast.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:52 PM PDT 23 July 2016 A frontal system over Northern Haida Gwaii will move southeast
tonight and weaken over the Central Coast by early Sunday morning.
Ahead of the front, marginal gale force southerly winds will continue
over Dixon Entrance East and northern sections of Hecate Strait until
early this evening.
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