Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance
Issued 04:00 AM PDT 16 September 2019
Today Tonight and Tuesday.
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind easterly 5 to 15 knots becoming light near noon then increasing to southeast 10 to 15 early this evening. Wind increasing to southeast 20 to 25 overnight then diminishing to southwest 10 to 15 Tuesday morning. Wind diminishing to light Tuesday afternoon.
Showers. Risk of thunderstorms this afternoon.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Juan de Fuca Strait - west entranceIssued 04:00 AM PDT 16 September 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 AM PDT 16 September 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today dissipating low 1007 mb located south
At 4:00 a.m. PDT today frontal system located off Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday frontal system located over northern
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:53 AM PDT 16 September 2019 A frontal system off Bowie early this morning will intensify as it
moves eastward during the day today. It will approach Haida Gwaii
this afternoon and North Vancouver Island tonight. Southerly winds
ahead of the front will rise to strong to gale force over northern
and central waters as the front approaches. Southerly winds will rise
to gale to storm force tonight in Hecate Strait.
Winds will rise to strong to gale force southeasterly over southern
waters on Tuesday.
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