Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance
Issued 09:30 PM PDT 28 April 2016
Tonight and Friday
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind west 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light after midnight then increasing to west 10 to 20 near noon Friday. Wind becoming west 15 to 25 late Friday afternoon.
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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 28 April 2016
'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 28 April 2016 Tonight and Friday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight dissipating cold front located on a line
north-south over northern Vancouver Island.
At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight building ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Haida Gwaii.
By 9:30 p.m. PDT Friday weakening ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Queen Charlotte Sound.
At 9:30 p.m. PDT Friday approaching frontal system located west
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:26 PM PDT 28 April 2016 A ridge will build over Explorer overnight through Friday. Strong to
gale force west to northwest winds will develop over southern waters
tonight and Friday.
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