Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance
Issued 09:30 PM PDT 01 July 2016
Tonight and Saturday
Wind light increasing to west 10 to 15 knots early Saturday morning and to west 15 to 20 early Saturday afternoon.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 9:30 PM PDT 1 July 2016 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight weakening low 1003 mb located north
At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight deepening low 1007 mb located west of
the offshore waters.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Saturday deepening low 1005 mb located over
At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:28 PM PDT 1 July 2016 A 1005 MB low located west of the offshore waters will approach
Northern Explorer overnight then track across Haida Gwaii Saturday.
Ahead of the low, strong to gale force southeasterlies are expected
over Hecate Strait, the Central Coast, and Northwest Vancouver Island
early Saturday morning. In its wake, gale force northwesterlies are
expected over Bowie and west coast Haida Gwaii Saturday morning.
A ridge of high pressure located over Explorer will produce gale
force westerlies through central and eastern sections of Juan de Fuca
strait this afternoon.
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