Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 27 June 2016

Tonight and Tuesday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind westerly 15 to 25 knots diminishing to west 5 to 15 late overnight then increasing to westerly 15 to 25 late Tuesday afternoon.

Fog banks forming late overnight and dissipating late Tuesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 27 June 2016
Wednesday Wind westerly 15 to 25 knots increasing to westerly 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind westerly 15 to 25 knots increasing to westerly 25 to 35 late in the day.
Friday Wind westerly 20 to 30 knots.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 27 June 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 Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 27 June 2016 Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:20 PM PDT 27 June 2016 A ridge of high pressure will remain nearly stationary over Haida
Gwaii today and Tuesday. To the east of the ridge, moderate to strong
northwest winds will prevail. The strongest winds will tend to be in
the late afternoon and evening and will reach up to gale force 35
knots off the west coast of Vancouver Island and through Juan de
Fuca Strait and Johnstone Strait.

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