Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 06 July 2015

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 25 to 30 knots increasing to westerly 30 to 35 late this afternoon then diminishing to west 20 to 30 near midnight. Wind diminishing to west 15 Tuesday morning then increasing to west 15 to 25 Tuesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 06 July 2015
Wednesday Wind west 15 knots increasing to west 15 to 25 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind west 15 knots increasing to west 15 to 25 late in the day.
Friday Wind west 15 knots increasing to west 20 to 30.

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Gale warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 06 July 2015

'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 4:00 AM PDT 6 July 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located off Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:55 AM PDT 6 July 2015 A ridge of high pressure remaining well offshore will give strong to
gale force northwesterlies around the southern half of Haida Gwaii
today. Winds will ease tonight and Tuesday.

Inflow conditions are bringing strong westerlies in through Juan de
Fuca Strait today with marginal westerly gales to 35 knots developing
this evening.

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