Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance
Issued 09:30 PM PDT 26 March 2015
Tonight and Friday
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind light increasing to south 15 to 20 knots Friday morning then veering to southwesterly 15 to 25 early Friday afternoon.
Periods of rain beginning near noon Friday.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Juan de Fuca Strait - west entranceIssued 9:30 PM PDT 26 March 2015
'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 SynopsisIssued 9:30 PM PDT 26 March 2015 Tonight and Friday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Central Coast.
By 8:00 p.m. PDT Friday departing cold front located over the
At 5:00 a.m. PDT Friday building ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over southern Bowie.
By 8:00 p.m. PDT Friday ridge located on a line north-south over
Queen Charlotte Sound.
At 11:00 p.m. PDT Friday approaching frontal system located
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:29 PM PDT 26 March 2015 A stationary cold front extending from the Central Coast
southwestward over the Pacific will begin to push southeastward
Friday morning and will move through the Lower Mainland Friday
evening. In its wake a ridge will build towards Haida Gwaii Friday
Strong to gale force southeast winds over central waters will shift
to northwest late Friday as the front passes.
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