Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 01 April 2015

Tonight and Thursday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind west 20 knots diminishing to west 10 to 15 late overnight then becoming south 10 to 20 Thursday afternoon.

A few showers ending near midnight with a risk of thunderstorms.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 01 April 2015
Friday Wind southerly 15 to 25 knots veering to westerly 15 to 25 in the morning.
Saturday Wind easterly 10 to 20 knots.
Sunday Wind light.

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Warnings

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Strong wind warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 01 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 1 April 2015 Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
Queen Charlotte Sound.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Thursday weakening ridge located over Vancouver
Island.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today cold front located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Thursday cold front located over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:56 PM PDT 1 April 2015 A cold front west of Bowie will move eastwards towards the north and
central coasts tonight. Gale force southerlies will spread across the
northern waters tonight and to the central waters early Thursday
morning.

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