Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 01 May 2016

Tonight and Monday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind northeasterly 5 to 15 knots increasing to easterly 15 to 25 early Monday afternoon then becoming westerly 20 to 30 early Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 01 May 2016
Tuesday Wind west 25 to 35 knots becoming west 25 in the morning then increasing to west 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind west 15 to 25 knots increasing to west 25 to 35.
Thursday Wind west 10 to 20 knots increasing to west 20 to 30.

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Warnings

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Strong wind warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 01 May 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 9:30 PM PDT 1 May 2016 Tonight and Monday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary ridge located over
BC interior.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight frontal system located on a line
north-south over Bowie.
By 10:00 a.m. PDT Monday weakening frontal system located on a
line north-south over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:18 PM PDT 1 May 2016 Strong to gale force southeasterlies will prevail over most of the
northern waters as a frontal system stalls west of Haida Gwaii. Winds
will ease to moderate to strong westerlies overnight as the front
moves eastward and weakens.

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