Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 27 October 2016

Tonight and Friday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind variable 5 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 15 to 25 late this evening then diminishing to variable 5 to 15 Friday afternoon.

Showers ending Friday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 27 October 2016
Saturday Wind easterly 15 to 25 knots becoming westerly 10 to 20 late in the day.
Sunday Wind easterly 5 to 15 knots.
Monday Wind easterly 5 to 15 knots.

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Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 27 October 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 4:00 PM PDT 27 October 2016 Tonight and Friday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight trough located off the offshore waters.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Friday dissipating trough located over Bowie to
Vancouver Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:57 PM PDT 27 October 2016 A trough of low pressure will move into the offshore waters tonight.
Winds will rise to strong to gale force southeast across parts of
Explorer and off Vancouver Island tonight ahead of the trough.

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