Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 26 May 2017

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to west 15 to 25 knots early this evening then diminishing to light after midnight. Wind becoming east 5 to 15 Saturday morning then becoming light Saturday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 26 May 2017
Sunday Wind light increasing to westerly 15 to 25 knots in the afternoon.
Monday Wind west 10 to 15 knots increasing to westerly 15 to 25 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind west 10 to 15 knots increasing to westerly 25 to 35 late in the day.

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Warnings

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Strong wind warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 26 May 2017

'Strong' winds of 20 to 33 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 26 May 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over northwestern Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Saturday weakening ridge located on a line
north-south over western Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:54 AM PDT 26 May 2017 A ridge of high pressure will remain stalled in a northeast
To southwest line over Northwestern Bowie and weaken today.

Strong to gale force northwesterly winds off the west coast of
Vancouver Island and over most central and northern waters will ease
to strong this morning as the ridge weakens.

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