Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance
Issued 09:30 PM PDT 25 April 2015
Tonight and Sunday
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind west 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast 15 late overnight then increasing to southeast 20 to 30 Sunday morning.
A few showers beginning Sunday morning.
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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 25 April 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 25 April 2015 Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight intensifying cold front located over Bowie.
By 7:00 a.m. PDT Sunday cold front located on a line north-south
over Haida Gwaii.
At 1:00 p.m. PDT Sunday cold front located over Prince Rupert.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Sunday weakening cold front located near Cape
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:32 PM PDT 25 April 2015 A low will pass west of offshore waters tonight and will deepen
To 977 MB as it moves into the Northern Gulf of Alaska. A leading
cold front will reach Haida Gwaii Sunday morning and pass onshore
near Prince Rupert early in the afternoon. The southern extent of
The front will cross Cape Scott in the early evening.
Ahead of the front, gale to storm force southeasterly winds will
spread from offshore waters to BC coastal waters then will shift to
strong southwesterlies behind the front on Sunday.
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