Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait
Issued 04:00 PM PDT 23 August 2016
Tonight and Wednesday
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind westerly 5 to 15 knots increasing to westerly 15 to 25 early this evening then diminishing to westerly 10 to 15 near midnight. Wind diminishing to light late overnight then becoming westerly 10 to 15 Wednesday afternoon.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Juan de Fuca Strait - central straitIssued 4:00 PM PDT 23 August 2016
'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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 PM PDT 23 August 2016 Tonight and Wednesday By 4:00 p.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over the offshore waters.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:47 PM PDT 23 August 2016 A ridge of high pressure will remain off the BC coast through
Thursday. Strong to gale force northwesterly winds will prevail over
central and northern waters.
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