Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance
Issued 04:00 AM PDT 30 July 2021
Today Tonight and Saturday.
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind light increasing to west 20 knots this afternoon then diminishing to light near midnight. Wind increasing to west 20 Saturday afternoon.
Periods of drizzle ending near noon. Fog banks dissipating Saturday afternoon.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Juan de Fuca Strait - west entranceIssued 04:00 AM PDT 30 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 4:00 AM PDT 30 July 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over Cape Scott.
At 4:00 a.m. PDT today low located off Explorer.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Saturday low located off Bowie.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:45 AM PDT 30 July 2021 A ridge of high pressure west of Vancouver Island and strong day-time
heating over the BC Interior will drive strong to gale force inflow
winds through Juan de Fuca and strong to gale force northwesterly
winds through Johnstone Strait again this evening.
Winds are forecast to ease overnight.
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