Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 20 August 2017

Tonight and Monday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind west 25 knots diminishing to west 5 to 15 early Monday morning then increasing to west 15 to 20 Monday afternoon.

Fog patches dissipating late Monday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 20 August 2017
Tuesday Wind west 10 to 20 knots increasing to west 20 to 30 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind west 10 to 20 knots increasing to west 25 to 35 late in the day.
Thursday Wind west 25 to 35 knots diminishing to light.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 20 August 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 9:30 PM PDT 20 August 2017 Tonight and Monday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over northern Vancouver Island.

At midnight PDT tonight frontal system located over the offshore
waters.
By 7:00 p.m. PDT Monday approaching cold front located west of
Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:26 PM PDT 20 August 2017 Over the South Coast, a ridge of high pressure will remain in a
northeast to southwest line over Vancouver Island. This will give
light to moderate winds to most regions except for strong westerlies
through Juan de Fuca Strait tonight and moderate to strong
Westerlies Monday afternoon.

Over the North Coast, a frontal system will approach offshore
Waters tonight and the associated cold front will reach Haida Gwaii
Monday evening. Moderate to strong southwesterlies over most waters
will back to strong to gale force southeasterlies ahead of this
system.

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