Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait
Issued 10:30 AM PDT 01 July 2016
Today Tonight and Saturday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind west 10 to 15 knots increasing to west 15 to 25 early this evening and to west 25 to 35 Saturday afternoon.
A few showers ending early this afternoon.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Juan de Fuca Strait - central straitIssued 10:30 AM PDT 01 July 2016
'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 10:30 AM PDT 1 July 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today departing cold front located on a line
north-south over the Central Coast.
At 10:30 a.m. PDT today ridge located over southern Vancouver
By 10:30 a.m. PDT Saturday ridge located on a line north-south
over the Central Coast.
At 10:30 a.m. PDT today low located west of the offshore waters.
By 10:30 a.m. PDT Saturday deepening low located 60 miles southwest
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:25 AM PDT 1 July 2016 A low advancing from offshore will move across Haida Gwaii Saturday
afternoon. Moderate to strong west to southwest winds will back to
strong to gale force southeast over northern and central waters
Saturday as the low approaches. Winds will shift abruptly to strong
to gale force northwest in the wake of the low.
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