Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance
Issued 04:00 AM PDT 06 October 2015
Today Tonight and Wednesday
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind easterly 15 to 20 knots veering to southerly 20 to 25 near noon then diminishing to southerly 10 to 15 early this evening. Wind increasing to easterly 15 to 20 Wednesday morning.
Periods of rain beginning near midnight.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Juan de Fuca Strait - west entranceIssued 07:01 AM PDT 06 October 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 4:00 AM PDT 6 October 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today deepening low 997 mb located at 44N 148W.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday deepening low 987 mb located at 48N 148W.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:53 AM PDT 6 October 2015 A 997 MB low pressure system over Eastern Pacific will deepen and
expand during the next few days. The system will start to affect
BC waters on Wednesday. A series of disturbances rotating around the
big low will bring gale force southeasterly winds to most BC waters
Wednesday and Wednesday night.
The system is expected to remain over Eastern Pacific during the
week. A series of intense disturbances will develop and rotate around
the system. Gale to storm force southerly winds will continue
Through Sunday as these disturbances move across BC waters.
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