Language selection

Weather shortcuts

Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 17 July 2024

Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 25 knots increasing to west 25 to 35 early this evening then diminishing to west 15 to 20 early Thursday morning. Wind increasing to west 20 to 30 Thursday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 17 July 2024
Friday Wind west 15 to 25 knots becoming west 10 to 20 in the morning then becoming west 15 to 25 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind west 15 to 25 knots becoming west 20 to 30 late in the day.
Sunday Wind west 20 to 30 knots diminishing to west 10 to 20.

Stay connected

ATOM

Weather Conditions

Skip Image

Zoom-in to make a selection

Map of Pacific - Georgia Basin marine weather areas Sentry Shoal - 46131 Halibut Bank - 46146 La Perouse Bank - 46206 Georgia Strait - 46303 English Bay – 46304 Discovery Island Esquimalt Harbour Kelp Reefs Malahat Race Rocks Lightstation Saturna Island Sheringham Point University of Victoria Victoria Gonzales Victoria Int'l Airport Ballenas Islands Campbell River Airport Comox Airport Entrance Island Fanny Island Nanaimo Airport Sisters Islets Estevan Point Port Alberni Tofino Airport Grief Point Howe Sound - Pam Rocks Powell River Airport Sechelt Squamish Airport Point Atkinson Sand Heads Lightstation Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal Vancouver Int'l Airport Vancouver Harbour West Vancouver
Legend:
buoy Buoy
land station Land Station
Ice Conditions

There is no ice forecast issued for this area.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 17 July 2024

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. 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 17 July 2024 Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over northern Vancouver Island.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Thursday dissipating ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over northern Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today weakening trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Thursday weakening trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 17 July 2024 A ridge of high pressure off Vancouver Island will result in strong
to gale force westerly winds through Juan de Fuca Strait tonight.

Pacific - Georgia Basin Area

Another Region

Features

New Predicting and Alerting Coastal Flooding Program

Find out about coastal flooding coverage, forecasts and warnings in your region

Date modified: