Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance
Issued 04:00 AM PDT 26 May 2016
Today Tonight and Friday
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind westerly 10 to 15 knots increasing to westerly 15 to 25 early this afternoon then becoming westerly 15 near noon Friday.
Chance of showers overnight and Friday.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Juan de Fuca Strait - west entranceIssued 04:00 AM PDT 26 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 AM PDT 26 May 2016 Today Tonight and Friday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located west of the
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:47 AM PDT 26 May 2016 A ridge of high pressure west of the offshore waters will remain
quasi-stationary today through Friday.
Moderate to strong northwesterlies or westerlies will prevail over
most marine waters today through Friday. Winds through Johnstone and
Juan de Fuca straits, and off the west coast of Vancouver Island will
rise to gale force this afternoon. Winds will ease on Friday as the
ridge of high pressure weakens.
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