Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 22 October 2018

Tonight and Tuesday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind easterly 5 to 15 knots increasing to easterly 15 to 20 Tuesday afternoon and to southwest 25 to 30 Tuesday evening.

Showers beginning Tuesday afternoon. Fog dissipating Tuesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 22 October 2018
Wednesday Wind southwesterly 10 to 15 knots becoming easterly 5 to 15 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind southerly 20 to 30 knots diminishing to southwest 10 to 15.
Friday Wind west 10 to 20 knots becoming east 15.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 22 October 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 PM PDT 22 October 2018 Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today frontal system located west of the offshore
waters.
By 5:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday weakening frontal system located on a
line north-south over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:52 PM PDT 22 October 2018 A strong front will track eastward across the offshore waters tonight
to lie over Haida Gwaii Tuesday morning.

Ahead of the front, gale to storm force southerly winds will
Continue over most northern and central waters through Tuesday.

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