Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance
Issued 10:30 AM PDT 31 July 2021
Today Tonight and Sunday.
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind west 5 to 15 knots increasing to west 20 early this afternoon then diminishing to light early Sunday morning. Wind increasing to west 10 to 15 near noon Sunday and to west 20 Sunday afternoon.
Showers ending this evening with a risk of thunderstorms. Fog banks dissipating early this afternoon. Fog patches forming this evening and dissipating Sunday morning.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Juan de Fuca Strait - west entranceIssued 10:30 AM PDT 31 July 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 10:30 AM PDT 31 July 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over Queen Charlotte Sound.
At 10:30 a.m. PDT today low located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Sunday low located northwest of Bowie.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:22 AM PDT 31 July 2021 A ridge of high pressure west of Vancouver Island and strong daytime
heating over the BC Interior are producing strong to gale force
inflow winds through Juan de Fuca and strong to gale force
northwesterly winds through Johnstone Strait every day in the
Late afternoon and evening. Winds then ease to moderate to strong by
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