Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance
Issued 04:00 PM PST 03 March 2024
Tonight and Monday.
Wind southeast 15 knots diminishing to light early this evening then increasing to west 15 to 25 late this evening. Wind diminishing to west 10 to 15 Monday morning and to light early Monday afternoon.
Showers ending near midnight. Risk of thunderstorms late this afternoon.
Strong wind warning program has ended for the season.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 PM PST 3 March 2024 Tonight and Monday At 4:00 p.m. PST today low located over southern Vancouver Island.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Monday departing low located over the Lower
At 4:00 p.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over northern
At 4:00 a.m. PST Monday ridge located northwest of Bowie.
By 9:30 p.m. PST Monday ridge located over Bowie.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:49 PM PST 3 March 2024 A ridge of high pressure over the interior and a broad low pressure
system offshore will combine to give gale force outflow winds to
Douglas Channel, Dixon Entrance - east, and the Central Coast
Tonight and Monday morning.
These outflow winds combined with cold temperatures will generate
freezing spray in Douglas Channel and a risk of freezing spray near
the other mainland inlets tonight and Monday morning.
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
- 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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