Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance
Issued 09:30 PM PDT 26 May 2022
Tonight and Friday.
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind easterly 5 to 15 knots increasing to southwest 15 to 25 near midnight then becoming southwest 15 early Friday evening.
Rain changing to showers Friday morning.
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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 26 May 2022
'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 26 May 2022 Tonight and Friday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight low located over Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Friday weakening low located over Cape St. James.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:58 PM PDT 26 May 2022 A low pressure centre will cross Northern Explorer tonight then
settle over Western Queen Charlotte Sound on Friday morning. The low
will remain anchored over Western Queen Charlotte Sound through
Friday into Friday night while gradually weakening during this time.
Southeast gales along West Coast Vancouver Island North and southwest
marginal gales over Southern Explorer will continue tonight into
Friday morning. The southeast gales will spread over parts of the
central waters including Eastern Queen Charlotte Sound and along
The Central Coast early Friday morning.
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