Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance
Issued 09:30 PM PST 07 December 2021
Tonight and Wednesday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind westerly 20 to 30 knots increasing to northwest 30 to 40 near midnight then diminishing to northwest 20 to 30 near noon Wednesday.
Periods of rain ending overnight. Showers Wednesday afternoon and evening.
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 - west entranceIssued 9:30 PM PST 07 December 2021
'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 9:30 PM PST 7 December 2021 Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over northern Vancouver Island.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Wednesday departing cold front located over the
At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight quasi-stationary flat low located over
the Gulf of Alaska.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:30 PM PST 7 December 2021 A cold front will cross Vancouver Island tonight, reaching the Lower
Mainland by early morning then exit the region. Strong to gale force
northwesterly winds will follow the frontal passage for most outer
coastal waters. These winds will persist well into Thursday.
Gale force inflow winds are expected to develop through Juan de Fuca
strait overnight, following this same cold front. These strong inflow
winds will ease late Wednesday morning.
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