Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 28 October 2016

Today Tonight and Saturday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots diminishing to variable 5 to 15 this afternoon then becoming easterly 10 to 20 Saturday morning. Wind veering to south 10 to 20 Saturday afternoon.

Showers ending late this morning. Light rain beginning after midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 28 October 2016
Sunday Wind easterly 5 to 15 knots.
Monday Wind easterly 5 to 15 knots.
Tuesday Wind easterly 5 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 15 to 25 late in the day.

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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.


Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 28 October 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 Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 28 October 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today trough located on a line northwest-southeast
over the offshore waters.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today dissipating trough located from Bowie to
Vancouver Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 28 October 2016 A trough of low pressure lies over the offshore waters.
A small low will travel up the east side of the trough bringing a
local rise in wind and varying direction. This small low will be near
Southern Vancouver Island this morning, near Northern Vancouver
Island this afternoon and in Queen Charlotte Sound this evening.

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