Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 24 September 2017

Today Tonight and Monday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind west 5 to 15 knots increasing to west 15 to 25 early this evening then diminishing to west 5 to 15 overnight. Wind becoming light Monday morning then becoming easterly 5 to 15 Monday afternoon.

Rain beginning Monday morning changing to a few showers Monday evening. Fog patches dissipating this morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 24 September 2017
Tuesday Wind east 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind light becoming east 10 to 15 knots late in the day.
Thursday Wind east 10 to 15 knots veering to southeast 15 to 20.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 24 September 2017

'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 AM PDT 24 September 2017 Today Tonight and Monday At 5:00 a.m. PDT today weakening ridge located on a line north-south
over Vancouver Island.

At 5:00 p.m. PDT today low located west of Bowie.
By 5:00 a.m. PDT Monday low located over Haida Gwaii.

At 5:00 p.m. PDT today cold front from low located west of Bowie.
By 5:00 a.m. PDT Monday cold front from low located on a line
north-south over Queen Charlotte Sound.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:15 AM PDT 24 September 2017 A low pressure system from the Pacific will move into offshore waters
Sunday afternoon. The associated cold front will advance towards the
northern and central waters Sunday night. Ahead of the front, strong
to gale force southerly winds will develop. Winds will shift to
strong to moderate westerly winds in the wake of the front.

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