Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 04 September 2015

Tonight and Saturday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind westerly 15 to 20 knots diminishing to westerly 5 to 15 late overnight then increasing to westerly 20 near noon Saturday. Wind increasing to westerly 25 to 35 Saturday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 04 September 2015
Sunday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to 20 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots increasing to west 15 to 25.
Tuesday Wind light increasing to west 10 to 20 knots.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 04 September 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 9:30 PM PDT 4 September 2015 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Queen Charlotte Sound.
By noon PDT Saturday ridge located over Vancouver Island.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight cold front located over western Bowie.
By noon PDT Saturday cold front located on a line north-south over
Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:23 PM PDT 4 September 2015 A cold front will move eastward across Bowie tonight
Then stall over Haida Gwaii Saturday morning. The front will
Then weaken near the mainland coast on Sunday.

Winds will rise to strong to gale force southeasterlies over
Dixon Entrance East and Northern Hecate Strait early Saturday
Morning and will ease slowly Saturday night and Sunday.

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