Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance
Issued 10:30 AM PDT 17 October 2018
Today Tonight and Thursday.
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind easterly 5 to 15 knots except east 20 near the mouth of Juan de Fuca Strait late this morning. Wind becoming light late overnight then becoming west 5 to 15 Thursday afternoon.
Fog patches forming this evening.
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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 17 October 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 10:30 AM PDT 17 October 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
At 10:30 a.m. PDT today weakening cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over southern Haida Gwaii.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today dissipating cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over Queen Charlotte Sound.
At 4:00 p.m. PDT Thursday approaching frontal system located west
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:26 AM PDT 17 October 2018 A frontal system will approach the northern offshore waters on
Thursday. Southeast gales will develop in Bowie Thursday afternoon
and to the west of Haida Gwaii Thursday evening.
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