Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance


Marine Forecast

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.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 22 March 2018
Saturday Wind easterly 5 to 15 knots becoming west 10 to 20 late in the day.
Sunday Wind west 15 to 25 knots.
Monday Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light.

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Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance

Issued 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 Synopsis

Issued 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 Statement

Issued 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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