Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 24 June 2017

Tonight and Sunday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to easterly 5 to 15 knots near midnight and to westerly 15 to 25 Sunday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 24 June 2017
Monday Wind west 25 to 35 knots diminishing to west 15 to 25 in the morning then increasing to west 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind west 10 to 20 knots increasing to west 20 to 30 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind west 10 to 20 knots increasing to west 20 to 30.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 24 June 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 9:30 PM PDT 24 June 2017 Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary ridge located over Haida
Gwaii to Explorer.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight trough located on a line north-south over
Vancouver Island.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Sunday departing trough located over BC interior.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT Sunday approaching high located over the offshore
waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:26 PM PDT 24 June 2017 On Sunday afternoon, a high pressure centre offshore will start to
move towards the coast. Northwest winds will begin increasing as the
high approaches. Northwest gales are forecast to develop Sunday
evening through Johnstone Strait and off West Vancouver Island.

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