Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance
Issued 09:30 PM PDT 19 October 2017
Tonight and Friday.
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind southerly 5 to 15 knots veering to west 5 to 15 near midnight then increasing to west 15 to 25 early Friday morning. Wind diminishing to southerly 5 to 15 late Friday afternoon.
Showers with a risk of thunderstorms.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Juan de Fuca Strait - west entranceIssued 9:30 PM PDT 19 October 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 9:30 PM PDT 19 October 2017 Tonight and Friday At 4:00 a.m. PDT Friday ridge located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Friday departing ridge located on a line
north-south over the Coast Mountains.
At 9:30 p.m. PDT Friday approaching frontal system located off
the offshore waters.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:21 PM PDT 19 October 2017 In the wake of a low, marginal gale force northwesterlies over the
offshore and northern waters will diminish late this evening.
An approaching frontal system will track across the offshore waters
Friday night. Ahead of the front, southeast gales will develop
Over the offshore waters Friday evening and spread to central
And northern waters overnight.
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