Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 01 July 2015

Tonight and Thursday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to westerly 15 to 25 knots early this evening then diminishing to westerly 10 to 15 early Thursday morning. Wind increasing to westerly 20 Thursday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 01 July 2015
Friday Wind westerly 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light in the morning then increasing to westerly 15 to 25 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind light increasing to westerly 10 to 20 knots.
Sunday Wind light increasing to westerly 10 to 20 knots late in the day.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 01 July 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 July 2015 Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
Haida Gwaii.
By 2:00 a.m. PDT Thursday ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over western Queen Charlotte Sound.

At 5:00 p.m. PDT today weakening cold front located over
northwestern Bowie.
By 8:00 a.m. PDT Thursday dissipating cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:54 PM PDT 1 July 2015 A ridge of high pressure will hold over Hecate Strait tonight and
will rebuild offshore later Thursday. A cold front over
Northern offshore waters will weaken tonight.

Widespread strong northwest winds will continue over most southern
and central waters tonight and Thursday. Winds will reach gale force
west of Vancouver Island and through Johnstone Strait.
Gale force southerlies ahead of the front will ease tonight.

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