Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 26 September 2016

Tonight and Tuesday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind west 20 to 30 knots diminishing to west 10 to 20 early Tuesday morning and to light late Tuesday morning.

Chance of showers tonight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 26 September 2016
Wednesday Wind light becoming west 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind west 5 to 15 knots.
Friday Wind west 5 to 15 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 - central strait

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 26 September 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 26 September 2016 Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight weakening cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over central Vancouver Island.
By 2:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday departing cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Lower Mainland.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight ridge located west of Explorer.
By 5:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Queen Charlotte Sound.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:15 PM PDT 26 September 2016 A cold front across Central Vancouver Island will slide
Southeastward tonight, reaching Northwestern Washington state just
after midnight. A ridge of high pressure will build across the
central part of the coast on Tuesday.

Moderate to strong south or southeast winds will prevail ahead of
The cold front. Winds will shift to moderate to strong northwest in
its wake with gales forecast off the west coast of Vancouver Island
and through Johnstone Strait.

Pacific - Georgia Basin Area

Another Region

What we are doing

Date modified: