Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 16 July 2018

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind westerly 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light this morning then increasing to westerly 10 to 15 late this afternoon. Wind increasing to westerly 15 to 25 early this evening then becoming westerly 10 to 20 Tuesday morning. Wind increasing to westerly 20 to 30 Tuesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 16 July 2018
Wednesday Wind westerly 10 to 20 knots increasing to westerly 25 to 35 late in the day.
Thursday Wind westerly 25 to 35 knots diminishing to westerly 15 to 25.
Friday Wind west 10 to 15 knots.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 16 July 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 16 July 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Bowie.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today weakening low 1006 mb located over the
northern Gulf of Alaska.

At 5:00 p.m. PDT today approaching trough located west of the
offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:49 AM PDT 16 July 2018 A ridge of high pressure will remain nearly stationary along a
northeast to southwest line across Haida Gwaii. Moderate to strong
northwesterlies will continue to prevail south of the ridge with
local gales expected off the northwestern coast of Vancouver Island
and through Johnstone Strait.

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