Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 29 March 2017

Tonight and Thursday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 late Thursday afternoon.

Chance of showers late this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 29 March 2017
Friday Wind east 5 to 15 knots.
Saturday Wind east 5 to 15 knots becoming west 10 to 20.
Sunday Wind west 10 to 20 knots.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 29 March 2017

'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 9:30 PM PDT 29 March 2017 Tonight and Thursday At 11:00 a.m. PDT Thursday cold front located over 53N 146W
extending southeastward.
By 11:00 p.m. PDT Thursday cold front located over Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:15 PM PDT 29 March 2017 Strong to gale force westerlies in the wake of a passing low
Will persist over central and eastern sections of Juan de Fuca
Strait tonight.

On Thursday morning, a new cold front will approach the offshore
waters. The cold front will lie over Bowie by late Thursday evening.
Ahead of the front winds will rise to gale to storm force
southeasterlies over offshore and northern waters.

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