Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 11:45 AM PDT 20 May 2018

Today Tonight and Monday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind west 15 to 25 knots becoming west 10 to 20 late overnight then increasing to west 20 to 30 Monday evening.

Chance of showers near noon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 20 May 2018
Tuesday Wind westerly 10 to 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind westerly 10 to 20 knots increasing to westerly 20 to 30.
Thursday Wind westerly 10 to 20 knots increasing to westerly 20 to 30.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Issued 11:45 AM PDT 20 May 2018

'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 May 2018 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over Cape Scott.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today warm front located over Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today weakening warm front located on a line
north-south over Langara.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today cold front located west of Bowie.
By 10:30 a.m. PDT Monday cold front located west of Langara.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:38 AM PDT 20 May 2018 A cold front will approach the northern offshore waters this
Evening. The system will move eastward to Bowie by Monday morning
And reach Haida Gwaii by Monday afternoon. Ahead of the front, gale
force southerly winds will develop over most northern waters tonight
and Monday. The winds will ease Monday evening as the system
Weakens.

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