Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 30 September 2016

Tonight and Saturday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind west 5 to 15 knots increasing to west 20 early this evening then diminishing to variable 5 to 15 after midnight. Wind becoming easterly 15 Saturday evening.

Chance of showers overnight and Saturday. Risk of thunderstorms Saturday afternoon and evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 30 September 2016
Sunday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots.
Monday Wind east 5 to 15 knots.
Tuesday Wind east 5 to 15 knots becoming west 10 to 20.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 30 September 2016

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 30 September 2016 Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located west of the
offshore waters.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today low 1012 mb located over Haida Gwaii.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Saturday low 1010 mb located over southern
Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:53 PM PDT 30 September 2016 A ridge of high pressure west of offshore waters combined with a low
pressure system over Haida Gwaii has developed northerly gales across
Bowie. These winds will gradually ease to strong northeast winds
tonight as the low moves southwards.

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