Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance
Issued 04:00 AM PST 19 December 2014
Today Tonight and Saturday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southwesterly 20 knots increasing to southerly 25 to 35 late this evening then diminishing to southwest 15 to 25 Saturday morning.
Rain. Risk of thunderstorms today and this evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in rain.
There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Juan de Fuca Strait - west entranceIssued 04:00 AM PST 19 December 2014
'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. 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 PST 19 December 2014 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. PST today trough located on a line northwest-southeast
over the offshore waters.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today departing trough located on a line east-west
over the Alaska panhandle.
At 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located west of the offshore
By 4:00 a.m. PST Saturday departing frontal system located on a
line north-south over the North Coast.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:37 AM PST 19 December 2014 A trough of low pressure over the offshore waters will track across
northern waters today. Gale force southeasterlies ahead of the trough
will shift to strong to gale force southwesterly in its wake.
Another frontal system will track across the outer BC waters tonight.
Gale to storm force southeasterlies will develop ahead of the front
and shift to strong to gale force southwesterly in its wake. Over
The inner South Coast, southeast gales will develop tonight and
diminish Saturday afternoon.
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