Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 22 March 2018

Today Tonight and Friday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind west 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light this morning then increasing to west 15 to 20 late this afternoon. Wind becoming southeast 15 to 25 near midnight then diminishing to southerly 5 to 15 near noon Friday.

Showers. Risk of thunderstorms Friday morning and afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 22 March 2018
Saturday Wind easterly 5 to 15 knots becoming west 10 to 20 late in the day.
Sunday Wind west 15 to 25 knots.
Monday Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light.

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Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 22 March 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 Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 22 March 2018 Today Tonight and Friday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today weakening low located over southeastern
By 10:00 a.m. PDT today dissipating low located over southeastern

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today dissipating cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over Tofino.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:51 AM PDT 22 March 2018 A low centre over the Northern Bowie region will slowly move
southwards today. Strong to gale force northerly winds will persist
over the northwestern sections of the Bowie region until noon today.

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