Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 28 April 2016

Tonight and Friday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 15 knots increasing to west 25 to 35 early this evening then becoming west 25 near midnight. Wind diminishing to west 10 to 15 early Friday morning then increasing to west 15 to 25 Friday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 28 April 2016
Saturday Wind west 10 to 15 knots.
Sunday Wind light increasing to east 10 to 20 knots.
Monday Wind east 10 to 20 knots.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 28 April 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 4:00 PM PDT 28 April 2016 Tonight and Friday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today weakening cold front located over Hecate
Strait.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Friday building ridge located over Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Friday ridge located from Explorer to Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:35 PM PDT 28 April 2016 A ridge will build over Explorer overnight through Friday. Strong to
gale force northwesterly to westerly winds will develop over southern
waters tonight and Friday.

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