Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance
Issued 09:30 PM PDT 31 May 2023
Tonight and Thursday.
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind west 15 knots diminishing to light late overnight then increasing to west 15 near noon Thursday. Wind increasing to west 20 Thursday afternoon then diminishing to west 15 Thursday evening.
Issued 04:00 PM PDT 31 May 2023
Friday Wind west 15 to 20 knots increasing to west 20 to 30 late in the day.
Saturday Wind west 10 to 20 knots increasing to west 20 to 30 late in the day.
Sunday Wind west 10 to 20 knots increasing to west 20 to 30 late in the day.
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Warnings (In effect)
Strong wind warning in effect
Juan de Fuca Strait - west entranceIssued 9:30 PM PDT 31 May 2023
'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 31 May 2023 Tonight and Thursday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight ridge located from Explorer to the
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Thursday quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over northern Vancouver Island.
At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight frontal system located over western Bowie.
By 10:30 a.m. PDT Thursday quasi-stationary frontal system located
on a line northwest-southeast over Haida Gwaii.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:09 PM PDT 31 May 2023 Ahead of a ridge of high pressure, gale force westerlies over Juan de
Fuca Strait will ease late this evening and then redevelop early
An approaching frontal system will cross Bowie tonight and remain
over Haida Gwaii through Thursday. Ahead of the front, gale force
southeasterlies will develop over northern waters early Thursday
morning and ease Thursday evening.
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