Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance
Issued 09:30 PM PDT 24 April 2015
Tonight and Saturday
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind west 15 to 20 knots diminishing to west 10 to 15 near midnight and to light Saturday morning. Wind increasing to west 15 to 25 Saturday afternoon.
A few showers changing to chance of showers overnight.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Juan de Fuca Strait - east entranceIssued 9:30 PM PDT 24 April 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 9:30 PM PDT 24 April 2015 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight building ridge located on a line
north-south over the western offshore waters.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Saturday ridge located on a line north-south over
At 4:00 p.m. PDT Saturday intensifying cold front located over
the western offshore waters.
By 6:00 a.m. PDT Sunday cold front located on a line north-south
over Haida Gwaii.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:28 PM PDT 24 April 2015 A low will pass west of BC waters Saturday night and will deepen
To 980 MB as it moves into the Northern Gulf of Alaska. A leading
cold front will reach Haida Gwaii near dawn Sunday morning.
Strong to gale force southeasterlies will spread over the offshore
waters Saturday afternoon and onto the North Coast Saturday evening.
Storm force southeasterlies are likely ahead of the front over
northern waters Saturday night and early Sunday.
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