Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 31 May 2016

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to westerly 15 knots late this afternoon and to westerly 20 to 30 early this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 31 May 2016
Thursday Wind westerly 15 to 25 knots diminishing to westerly 5 to 15 in the morning.
Friday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots.
Saturday Wind easterly 5 to 15 knots.

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Warnings

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Strong wind warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 31 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 4:00 AM PDT 31 May 2016 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over northern Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today frontal system located over Bowie.
By 11:00 p.m. PDT tonight dissipating frontal system located over
the North Coast.

At 2:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday approaching frontal system located off
the offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:47 AM PDT 31 May 2016 A frontal system moving through the northern waters today is giving
marginal gale force southeast winds to the northern offshore waters.
This system will weaken this afternoon.

The next frontal system will move into the offshore waters tomorrow
afternoon and eventually spread marginal gale force winds to the
central waters by late evening.

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