Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance
Issued 10:30 AM PDT 22 September 2020
Today Tonight and Wednesday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots becoming southeast 15 to 25 near midnight then increasing to southeast 25 to 35 late overnight. Wind becoming southwest 30 early Wednesday morning.
Rain this afternoon and this evening. Showers Wednesday afternoon changing to rain.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Juan de Fuca Strait - west entranceIssued 10:30 AM PDT 22 September 2020
'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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 PM PDT 22 September 2020 Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today intensifying frontal system located west
of Haida Gwaii.
By 8:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday departing frontal system located over
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:25 AM PDT 22 September 2020 A Pacific frontal system over Bowie will slowly move to Haida
Gwaii this evening. Ahead of the system, winds have risen to gale
force southeasterly over the northern waters and the central waters
As the system approaches Haida Gwaii and intensifies, winds will rise
to storm force southeasterlies over most northern and central waters
late today. Winds will ease to moderate to strong southerly over
Bowie this evening in the wake of the system.
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