Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance


Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 22 October 2016

Today Tonight and Sunday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 20 to 30 late this afternoon then diminishing to southeast 10 to 15 late overnight. Wind increasing to southeast 20 Sunday evening.

Showers beginning this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 22 October 2016
Monday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots.
Tuesday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots.
Wednesday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots.

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Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 22 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 10:30 AM PDT 22 October 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday At 5:00 p.m. PDT today intensifying low 998 mb located over
southwestern Explorer.
By 5:00 a.m. PDT Sunday low 998 mb located 60 miles south of Cape
St. James.

At 5:00 p.m. PDT Sunday low 998 mb located 30 miles west of Langara.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:14 AM PDT 22 October 2016 A deepening low will reach the southwest corner of Explorer late this
afternoon. The low will then track northward reaching Langara
Island late Sunday afternoon. Winds will rise to gale to storm force
east to southeast to 50 knots near the low.

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