Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 23 October 2016

Tonight and Monday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind east 5 to 15 knots increasing to northeast 20 Monday morning and to southeast 20 to 30 Monday afternoon.

A few showers.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 23 October 2016
Tuesday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots.
Wednesday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots.
Thursday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots.

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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.


Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 23 October 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 23 October 2016 Tonight and Monday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today low 996 mb located 30 miles west of Langara.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Monday weakening low 998 mb located over
northwestern Bowie.

At 6:00 p.m. PDT Monday low 973 mb located over southwestern
By 6:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday low 980 mb located over northern Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 23 October 2016 A low off Langara Island late this afternoon will move off to the
west this evening while weakening.

East to southeast gales to 45 knots near the low will ease later
today and this evening.

A stronger low moving northward will lie over Southwestern Explorer
Monday evening.
Winds will rise to storm force east to southeast ahead of the low.

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