Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 30 May 2016

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind west 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light late overnight then increasing to westerly 15 Tuesday afternoon. Wind increasing to westerly 20 to 30 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 30 May 2016
Wednesday Wind westerly 10 to 20 knots increasing to westerly 20 to 30 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind westerly 15 to 25 knots diminishing to westerly 5 to 15.
Friday Wind westerly 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light.

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Warnings

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Strong wind warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 30 May 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 30 May 2016 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over northern Vancouver Island.

At 5:00 p.m. PDT today frontal system located west of Bowie.
By 11:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday dissipating frontal system located over
the North Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:28 AM PDT 30 May 2016 A frontal sytem will move northeastward through Bowie tonight then
through the northern waters on Tuesday. Southeast strong to gale
force winds will develop ahead of the system. The system will weaken
Tuesday as it crosses the northern waters.

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