Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 26 March 2017

Tonight and Monday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind east 20 knots becoming southwest 10 to 20 this evening.

Periods of rain.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 26 March 2017
Tuesday Wind easterly 15 to 25 knots.
Wednesday Wind easterly 10 to 20 knots increasing to west 20 to 30.
Thursday Wind west 15 to 25 knots.

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Warnings

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Strong wind warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 26 March 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 PM PDT 26 March 2017 Tonight and Monday By 4:00 p.m. PDT today weakening cold front located over Haida
Gwaii.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT Monday frontal system located off Bowie.
By 9:30 p.m. PDT Monday frontal system located on a line north-south
over the offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:36 PM PDT 26 March 2017 A cold front over Haida Gwaii will gradually weaken tonight. Gale to
marginal storm force southeasterlies over central and northern waters
will diminish to moderate to strong southerly this evening.

The next approaching frontal system will track across the offshore
waters Tuesday evening, ahead of the system, gale force southerlies
will develop over the offshore waters Tuesday afternoon and spread to
central and northern waters by the evening.

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