Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 20 March 2019

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind northeasterly 20 knots diminishing to northeasterly 15 near noon and to light near midnight. Wind increasing to westerly 5 to 15 Thursday morning and to westerly 15 to 25 Thursday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 20 March 2019
Friday Wind easterly 15 to 25 knots.
Saturday Wind west 15 to 25 knots.
Sunday Wind west 15 knots diminishing to light.

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Warnings

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Strong wind warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 20 March 2019

'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 10:30 AM PDT 20 March 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today trough located off Bowie.
By 2:00 p.m. PDT today departing trough located over western Bowie.

At 5:00 a.m. PDT Thursday cold front located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Thursday cold front located on a line north-south
over the offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:25 AM PDT 20 March 2019 A trough of low pressure is tracking across Bowie. Ahead of the
trough, strong to gale force southeasterlies over Bowie will ease
this afternoon.

An approaching cold front will track across Bowie Thursday.
Ahead of the front, strong to gale force southeasterlies will develop
over the offshore waters Thursday morning.

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