Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 30 June 2015

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind westerly 20 to 30 knots diminishing to westerly 10 to 20 early this morning then increasing to westerly 25 to 35 late this afternoon. Wind diminishing to westerly 10 to 20 this evening and to light overnight. Wind increasing to westerly 15 to 25 Wednesday afternoon.

Fog patches dissipating this morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 30 June 2015
Thursday Wind west 10 knots increasing to west 25 to 35 late in the day.
Friday Wind west 10 knots increasing to west 15 to 25.
Saturday Wind west 10 knots increasing to west 10 to 20.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 30 June 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 30 June 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over Bowie.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday approaching low located west of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:56 AM PDT 30 June 2015 A ridge of high pressure offshore will continue to generate
widespread strong northwest winds over most marine regions today.
Gale force winds west of Vancouver Island will spread to Southern
Explorer this afternoon. West to northwesterly winds over the inner
coast will strengthen to strong to gale force late this afternoon.

An approaching low well offshore will spread southerly gales to Bowie
Wednesday afternoon.

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