Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 29 August 2015

Tonight and Sunday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southerly 15 to 25 knots backing to southeast 20 to 30 early Sunday afternoon.

Showers.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 29 August 2015
Monday Wind west 10 to 20 knots becoming west 20 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind west 10 to 20 knots becoming west 10.
Wednesday Wind west 15 knots.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 29 August 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 29 August 2015 Tonight and Sunday At 6:00 a.m. PDT Sunday trough located on a line north-south
over Bowie.
By 6:00 p.m. PDT Sunday trough located on a line north-south over
Cape Scott.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:38 PM PDT 29 August 2015 A trough of low pressure will move towards the BC coast on Sunday
reaching Cape Scott late in the afternoon.

Strong to gale force southeasterlies to 45 knots are expected
Ahead of the trough on Sunday over most BC coastal waters.

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