Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

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.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 28 April 2016
Saturday Wind west 10 to 15 knots.
Sunday Wind light increasing to east 10 to 20 knots.
Monday Wind east 10 to 20 knots.

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 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 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
of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 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.

Pacific - Georgia Basin Area

Another Region

What we are doing

Date modified: