Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance
Issued 04:00 PM PST 30 November 2015
Tonight and Tuesday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind easterly 20 to 30 knots increasing to southeast 35 to 45 early Tuesday afternoon then diminishing to southwest 25 Tuesday evening.
Periods of rain ending Tuesday evening.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Juan de Fuca Strait - west entranceIssued 4:00 PM PST 30 November 2015
'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. 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 4:00 PM PST 30 November 2015 Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located west of Haida Gwaii.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Tuesday departing frontal system located over
the North Coast.
At 4:00 p.m. PST today low 1001 mb located over southeastern
By 10:00 p.m. PST tonight low 1004 mb located over Queen Charlotte
At 1:00 a.m. PST Tuesday intensifying frontal system located
By 7:00 p.m. PST Tuesday frontal system located over Vancouver
At 4:00 p.m. PST today weakening ridge located over BC interior.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:54 PM PST 30 November 2015 A north to south aligned front west of Haida Gwaii will move eastward
through the North Coast tonight. Meanwhile, a 1001 millibar low
Over Explorer will track northeastward to lie off Cape Scott this
Strong to gale force southeasterlies will prevail over most
Waters ahead of the front and low. Storm force southeasterlies
Off the west coast of Vancouver Island and off the Central Coast will
spread to Hecate Strait and Dixon Entrance East this evening.
On Tuesday, another frontal system will move through the South Coast
bringing gale to storm force southeasterlies, while winds remain
mostly moderate to strong southerly over the north.
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