Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 18 October 2017

Tonight and Thursday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots diminishing to southwest 5 to 15 early Thursday morning.

Rain changing to a few showers after midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 18 October 2017
Friday Wind southwest 10 to 20 knots increasing to west 20 to 30 in the morning then becoming southeast 20 to 30 late in the day.
Saturday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots becoming west 20 to 30.
Sunday Wind west 20 to 30 knots.

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Warnings

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Strong wind warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Issued 4:05 PM PDT 18 October 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 PM PDT 18 October 2017 Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over northern Vancouver Island.
By 10:00 p.m. PDT tonight departing cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Washington Coast.

At 5:00 p.m. PDT today low located west of Bowie.
By 5:00 a.m. PDT Thursday departing low located over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:49 PM PDT 18 October 2017 A cold front is moving across Vancouver Island, and winds are
Veering to strong south or southwesterlies in its wake.

Seas will build to near 9 metres over the offshore waters this
evening. Strong to gale force westerlies will develop over northern
and central waters tonight as the centre of this low pressure system
making its way to Haida Gwaii.

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