Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance


Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 21 February 2019

Today Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northerly 5 to 15 knots becoming light this afternoon then increasing to southeast 10 to 20 late overnight. Wind increasing to west 25 to 35 near noon Friday.

Showers beginning late overnight and ending Friday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 21 February 2019
Saturday Wind west 10 to 20 knots becoming east 10 to 15 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind east 15 to 20 knots diminishing to east 5 to 15.
Monday Wind east 10 to 20 knots.

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Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Issued 10:30 AM PST 21 February 2019

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. 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 10:30 AM PST 21 February 2019 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:30 a.m. PST today frontal system located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:29 AM PST 21 February 2019 A frontal system will approach the northern waters today then to
The central waters this evening then to the southern waters on
Friday morning. Strong to gale force southerly winds will be
generated along the front.

Winds will become gale to storm force northwesterlies in the wake of
the front.

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