Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance
Issued 04:00 PM PST 27 November 2020
Tonight and Saturday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southeasterly 10 to 20 knots increasing to westerly 25 to 35 early this evening then diminishing to westerly 15 to 25 near midnight. Wind diminishing to westerly 5 to 15 early Saturday morning then becoming light near noon Saturday.
Rain ending near midnight.
Strong wind warning program has ended for the season.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Juan de Fuca Strait - east entranceIssued 4:00 PM PST 27 November 2020
'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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 PM PST 27 November 2020 Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over central Vancouver Island.
By 9:30 p.m. PST tonight departing frontal system located on a
line northeast-southwest over Washington State.
At 4:00 p.m. PST today trough located over Bowie.
By 8:00 p.m. PST tonight trough located from Hecate Strait to
At 4:00 a.m. PST Saturday approaching frontal system located west
Marine Weather StatementIssued 4:21 PM PST 27 November 2020 A frontal system over Vancouver Island will move southeast and arrive
over Washington state tonight. Ahead of the front, strong to gale
force southerly winds will continue this evening. Strong westerly
winds are forecast in the wake of the system.
A weak trough will approach the offshore waters from the west today.
The trough will bring strong to gale force westerly winds across
Bowie and Explorer.
A strong Pacific frontal system will approach Haida Gwaii on Saturday
bringing gale to storm force southerly winds to the northern and
Pacific - South Coast Area
- Bowie - southern half
- Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island
- Explorer - northwestern half
- Explorer - southeastern half
- Haro Strait
- Hecate Strait - southern half
- Howe Sound
- Johnstone Strait
- Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait
- Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance
- Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance
- Queen Charlotte Sound - eastern half
- Queen Charlotte Sound - western half
- Queen Charlotte Strait
- Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo
- Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo
- West Coast Haida Gwaii - southern half
- West Coast Vancouver Island North
- West Coast Vancouver Island South
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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