Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 22 May 2018

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind west 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light late this morning then increasing to west 15 to 25 late this afternoon. Wind increasing to west 30 Wednesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 22 May 2018
Thursday Wind westerly 20 to 30 knots diminishing to westerly 10 to 20 in the morning then increasing to westerly 20 to 30 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind westerly 10 to 20 knots increasing to westerly 25 to 35.
Saturday Wind westerly 20 to 30 knots.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Issued 08:10 AM PDT 22 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 4:00 AM PDT 22 May 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
northern Vancouver Island.
By 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight weakening ridge located on a line
north-south over Queen Charlotte Sound.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today weakening cold front located on a line
north-south over Haida Gwaii.
By 11:00 a.m. PDT today dissipating cold front located on a line
north-south over Hecate Strait.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday building ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Langara.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:26 PM PDT 21 May 2018 A cold front over Haida Gwaii is weakening this evening. Gale force
southerlies ahead of the front over Dixon Entrance East and Hecate
Strait north will ease to strong overnight. Winds will continue to
ease Tuesday as the front dissipates and a weak ridge of high
pressure builds over BC waters.

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