Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 30 August 2016

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind light becoming west 15 knots early this evening then diminishing to light late overnight. Wind increasing to west 15 to 25 Wednesday afternoon.

A few showers beginning this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 30 August 2016
Thursday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast 10 to 15 late in the day.
Friday Wind light increasing to west 15 to 20 knots late in the day.
Saturday Wind light increasing to west 20 to 25 knots late in the day.

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Warnings

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Strong wind warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 30 August 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 30 August 2016 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary low located over Bowie.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today cold front located on a line north-south
over northern Vancouver Island.
By 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight weakening cold front located on a line
north-south over southern Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday trough located over western Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday intensifying trough located over Hecate
Strait extending southeastward.

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