Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance
Issued 10:30 AM PDT 26 March 2015
Today Tonight and Friday
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind light increasing to south 15 to 20 knots Friday morning then veering to southwesterly 15 to 25 Friday afternoon.
Chance of drizzle late this morning. Rain beginning Friday afternoon. Fog patches dissipating near noon.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Juan de Fuca Strait - west entranceIssued 10:30 AM PDT 26 March 2015
'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 10:30 AM PDT 26 March 2015 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Central Coast.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Friday departing cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Lower Mainland.
At 5:00 a.m. PDT Friday building ridge located west of Explorer.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Friday ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Haida Gwaii.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:20 AM PDT 26 March 2015 A nearly stationary cold front extending from the Central Coast
southwestward over the Pacific will finally begin push southward
Friday morning. In its wake a ridge will build towards Haida Gwaii
Strong to gale force southeast winds over central waters will shift
to northwest late Friday as the front passes.
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