Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 21 February 2019

Today Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northerly 15 knots diminishing to light this afternoon then increasing to southeast 5 to 15 late overnight. Wind increasing to west 25 to 35 near noon Friday.

Showers beginning overnight and ending Friday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 21 February 2019
Saturday Wind west 10 to 20 knots becoming east 10 to 15 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind east 15 to 20 knots diminishing to east 5 to 15.
Monday Wind east 10 to 20 knots.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Issued 04:00 AM PST 21 February 2019

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. 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 4:00 AM PST 21 February 2019 Today Tonight and Friday At 4:00 a.m. PST today weakening ridge located over Haida Gwaii.

At 4:00 a.m. PST today frontal system located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:57 AM PST 21 February 2019 A frontal system will move across Bowie today. Ahead of the front,
strong to gale force southerly winds will develop over the northern
waters this morning. These winds will spread to the central and
southern waters as the front moves down the BC coast tonight and
Friday.

Winds will become gale to storm force northwesterlies in the wake of
the system.

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