Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance
Issued 04:00 AM PDT 23 October 2018
Today Tonight and Wednesday.
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 15 to 20 this afternoon then veering to southwest 15 to 25 early this evening. Wind increasing to southwest 25 to 30 late this evening then diminishing to southwest 5 to 15 near midnight. Wind backing to southeast 10 to 15 Wednesday morning.
Showers beginning early this evening and ending near midnight. Fog patches dissipating this morning.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Juan de Fuca Strait - west entranceIssued 04:00 AM PDT 23 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 AM PDT 23 October 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today frontal system located west of Haida Gwaii.
By 3:00 p.m. PDT today frontal system located on a line north-south
over the Central Coast.
At 4:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday frontal system located west of the
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday frontal system located on a line
north-south over Haida Gwaii.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:46 AM PDT 23 October 2018 A strong north-south front will cross Haida Gwaii this morning and
the South Coast this evening. Strong to gale force southeasterlies
ahead of the front shift to strong westerlies behind it.
On Wednesday, another intense frontal system move into the offshore
waters in the morning and reach Haida Gwaii in the afternoon. This
system will spread storm force southeast winds across northern
Waters which will shift to gale to storm force southwesterlies
In its wake. Over southern waters, strong to gale force
southeasterlies are forecast to develop by Wednesday evening.
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