Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 26 April 2017

Tonight and Thursday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind westerly 25 to 35 knots becoming westerly 20 to 30 after midnight.

Chance of showers late this afternoon and early this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 26 April 2017
Friday Wind west 10 to 20 knots.
Saturday Wind light increasing to southeast 20 knots late in the day.
Sunday Wind southerly 15 to 25 knots veering to westerly 20 to 30.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Issued 5:25 PM PDT 26 April 2017

'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 26 April 2017 Tonight and Thursday By 5:00 p.m. PDT today departing low 997 mb located off the Alaska
panhandle.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Thursday building ridge located west of the
offshore waters.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Thursday ridge located over the offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:58 PM PDT 26 April 2017 A low pressure system near the Alaska Panhandle will continue to
weaken tonight. Strong to gale force westerlies over parts of the
northern offshore waters will ease this evening.

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