Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

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.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 01 July 2016
Sunday Wind west 10 to 20 knots increasing to westerly 20 to 30 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind west 10 to 20 knots increasing to westerly 20 to 30 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind west 10 to 15 knots increasing to west 15 to 25 late in the day.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Issued 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 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
Island.
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
of Langara.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 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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