Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance
Issued 09:30 PM PDT 12 April 2021
Tonight and Tuesday.
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind easterly 5 to 15 knots increasing to easterly 15 to 25 near midnight then diminishing to easterly 5 to 15 near noon Tuesday.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Juan de Fuca Strait - west entranceIssued 9:30 PM PDT 12 April 2021
'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 9:30 PM PDT 12 April 2021 Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary ridge located over
At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight building ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over southern Haida Gwaii.
By 10:30 a.m. PDT Tuesday quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Queen Charlotte Sound.
At 3:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday approaching frontal system located west
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:16 PM PDT 12 April 2021 A frontal system west of Bowie will give strong to gale force
southerly winds over the Northern Bowie region beginning Tuesday
evening. Winds will diminish by Wednesday as the system moves away to
With quasi-stationary high pressure over the BC Interior, outflow
winds persist through mainland inlets. In Howe Sound, these
Northerly outflow winds will reach marginal gale force overnight and
in the morning.
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