Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 18 April 2018

Tonight and Thursday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to westerly 15 to 25 knots late Thursday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 18 April 2018
Friday Wind westerly 10 to 20 knots increasing to southerly 20 to 30 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind westerly 25 to 35 knots.
Sunday Wind westerly 10 to 20 knots.

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Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 18 April 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 9:30 PM PDT 18 April 2018 Tonight and Thursday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight building ridge located on a line
north-south over northern Vancouver Island.
By 11:00 p.m. PDT Thursday ridge located on a line north-south
over central Vancouver Island.

At 5:00 a.m. PDT Thursday frontal system located over northwestern
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Thursday frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:21 PM PDT 18 April 2018 A frontal system will be approaching the North Coast tonight. The
front will reach Bowie overnight and will lie in a northeast to
southwest line across Haida Gwaii by late Thursday afternoon.

Moderate to strong southerlies will rise to gale force
This evening over most of the central and
Northern waters ahead of the approaching front.

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