Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 28 April 2017

Tonight and Saturday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind westerly 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light after midnight then increasing to southeast 15 to 25 near noon Saturday. Wind becoming west 15 to 25 Saturday evening.

Rain beginning late Saturday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 28 April 2017
Sunday Wind westerly 10 to 20 knots increasing to westerly 20 to 30 in the morning.
Monday Wind westerly 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light.
Tuesday Wind east 10 knots becoming light late in the day.

Stay connected

ATOM

Weather Conditions

Skip Image

Zoom-in to make a selection

Map of Pacific - Georgia Basin marine weather areas Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal Sentry Shoal - 46131 Halibut Bank - 46146 La Perouse Bank - 46206 Discovery Island Esquimalt Harbour Kelp Reefs Malahat Race Rocks Lightstation Saturna Island Sheringham Point University of Victoria Victoria Gonzales Victoria Int'l Airport Ballenas Islands Campbell River Airport Comox Airport Entrance Island Fanny Island Nanaimo Airport Sisters Islets Estevan Point Tofino Airport Grief Point Powell River Airport Sechelt Point Atkinson Sand Heads Lightstation Vancouver Harbour Vancouver Int'l Airport West Vancouver Port Alberni Howe Sound - Pam Rocks Squamish Airport
Ice Conditions

There is no ice forecast issued for this area.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 28 April 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 28 April 2017 Tonight and Saturday By 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight ridge located on a line north-south over
Cape Scott.

At 11:00 p.m. PDT tonight intensifying low 1003 mb located west
of Bowie.
By 11:00 a.m. PDT Saturday low 993 mb located over eastern Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:25 PM PDT 28 April 2017 A developing low will approach Bowie overnight then track across
Eastern Bowie Saturday morning to reach Haida Gwaii in the afternoon.
Winds will increase to gale to storm force southeast over the north
and central waters ahead of the low.

Pacific - Georgia Basin Area

Another Region

What we are doing

Date modified: