Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance
Issued 10:30 AM PDT 21 March 2019
Today Tonight and Friday.
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind westerly 20 to 30 knots diminishing to westerly 15 near midnight and to light late overnight. Wind increasing to westerly 15 to 25 Friday evening.
Showers beginning Friday afternoon.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Juan de Fuca Strait - east entranceIssued 10:30 AM PDT 21 March 2019
'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 10:30 AM PDT 21 March 2019 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today cold front located off Bowie.
By 10:00 p.m. PDT tonight weakening cold front located over Bowie.
At 4:00 a.m. PDT Friday trough located off Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Friday trough located on a line northwest-southeast
over Queen Charlotte Sound.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:24 AM PDT 21 March 2019 A cold front west of the offshore waters will track slowly eastward
today and tonight. Ahead of the front, strong to gale force
southeasterlies over the offshore waters and central waters will
spread to near Haida Gwaii today.
An approaching trough of low pressure will track across Explorer on
Friday and lie over Queen Charlotte Sound by Friday afternoon. Ahead
of the trough, southeasterly gales will develop across Explorer
overnight and spread to the west coast of Vancouver Island Friday
morning. Winds will rise to southeasterly gales over central waters
and northern waters late Friday.
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