Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait
Issued 09:30 PM PDT 19 October 2018
Tonight and Saturday.
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind westerly 15 to 25 knots diminishing to westerly 10 to 15 late overnight and to light early Saturday morning. Wind becoming easterly 5 to 15 early Saturday afternoon.
Fog banks dissipating near noon Saturday.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Juan de Fuca Strait - central straitIssued 9:30 PM PDT 19 October 2018
'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 19 October 2018 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight dissipating cold front located on a line
north-south over Cape Scott.
At 5:00 a.m. PDT Saturday quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Queen Charlotte Sound.
At 11:00 p.m. PDT Saturday building ridge located over BC interior.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:25 PM PDT 19 October 2018 A weak cold front across Queen Charlotte Sound will dissipate near
Cape Scott tonight. On Saturday, a ridge of high pressure will build
over Queen Charlotte Sound. The next frontal system will be
approaching the northern offshore waters Saturday night.
Moderate to strong southeast winds are forecast near Northern
Vancouver Island this evening ahead of the cold front until it
dissipates. A band of moderate to strong northerlies will develop
behind the front off the northwestern coast of Vancouver Island
tonight and will persist through Saturday. Light to moderate
Variable winds will prevail near the ridge. Moderate to strong south
or southwest winds will continue over the far north and the northern
offshore waters with gales expected over the northern part of Bowie.
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