Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance
Issued 07:09 AM PDT 13 April 2021
Today Tonight and Wednesday.
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind northeast 15 to 25 knots diminishing to northeast 10 to 15 late overnight. Wind northeast 10 to 15 Wednesday.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Juan de Fuca Strait - east entranceIssued 07:09 AM PDT 13 April 2021
'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 13 April 2021 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
At 4:00 a.m. PDT today building ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Queen Charlotte Sound.
By 10:30 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over Haida Gwaii.
At 5:00 p.m. PDT today approaching frontal system located west
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:46 AM PDT 13 April 2021 A frontal system west of Bowie will give strong to gale force
southerly winds over the Northern Bowie region beginning this
evening. Winds will diminish by Wednesday morning as the system moves
away to the north.
With quasi-stationary high pressure over the BC Interior, outflow
winds persist through mainland inlets. In Howe Sound, these
Northerly outflow winds have reached marginal gale force and will
ease this morning. The northerly gale force winds will redevelop over
Howe Sound tonight.
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