Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 22 September 2018

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind variable 5 to 15 knots increasing to west 15 to 20 early this afternoon and to west 20 to 30 late this afternoon. Wind diminishing to west 10 to 20 near midnight and to light Sunday morning.

Periods of rain changing to chance of showers this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 22 September 2018
Monday Wind light becoming west 5 to 15 knots in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind west 5 to 15 knots.
Wednesday Wind light increasing to west 10 to 20 knots.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 22 September 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 September 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday By 4:00 a.m. PDT today weakening low located near Tofino.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today approaching ridge located west of the
offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:06 PM PDT 21 September 2018 A low pressure centre continues to slowly track across Southern
Explorer and will weaken tonight as it nears Tofino. In the wake of
the low, gale force northwesterlies over Explorer - south will
diminish overnight as a ridge of high pressure approaches the
offshore waters.

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