Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance
Issued 04:00 AM PDT 24 October 2020
Today Tonight and Sunday.
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind easterly 10 to 20 knots increasing to northeast 20 to 30 early this morning then diminishing to northeast 15 Sunday morning. Wind diminishing to light Sunday afternoon.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Juan de Fuca Strait - east entranceIssued 04:00 AM PDT 24 October 2020
'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 SynopsisIssued 4:00 AM PDT 24 October 2020 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today building ridge located over northern BC
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
At 4:00 a.m. PDT today trough located west of Vancouver Island.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Sunday dissipating trough located west of
At 4:00 a.m. PDT Sunday frontal system located over Bowie.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Sunday frontal system located over Haida Gwaii.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 4:16 AM PDT 24 October 2020 A ridge of high pressure over the BC Interior will persist today
Then gradually tonight through Sunday. Gale force northeasterly
outflow winds will continue today through the mainland inlets of BC
coasts. The outflow winds through the northern and central mainland
inlets will weaken to strong tonight and to light on Sunday morning.
Outflow winds over the southern mainland inlets will persist through
tonight and weaken on Sunday.
A frontal system will move onto Bowie early Sunday morning then
Cross the northern waters through the day. Southeast gales will
develop ahead of the front and shift to strong to gale force
southwesterly in its wake.
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