Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance
Issued 04:00 PM PDT 22 March 2018
Tonight and Friday.
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind west 15 to 25 knots diminishing to easterly 5 to 15 early this evening then increasing to southwest 15 to 25 near midnight. Wind diminishing to southeast 5 to 15 early Friday morning.
Showers. Risk of thunderstorms Friday morning and afternoon.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Juan de Fuca Strait - west entranceIssued 4:00 PM 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 SynopsisIssued 4:00 PM PDT 22 March 2018 Tonight and Friday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today dissipating low located over southeastern
At 4:00 p.m. PDT today dissipating cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Lower Mainland.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:51 PM PDT 22 March 2018 Gale force westerly winds over eastern sections of Juan de Fuca
strait will persist early this evening as a cold front
Crosses the region. The gale force winds will shift to strong
southeasterly later this evening.
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