Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 25 May 2016

Tonight and Thursday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 25 to 35 knots diminishing to west 15 to 25 late overnight then increasing to west 25 to 35 Thursday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 25 May 2016
Friday Wind west 15 to 25 knots.
Saturday Wind west 10 to 20 knots.
Sunday Wind west 5 to 15 knots.

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Gale warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 25 May 2016

'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 25 May 2016 Tonight and Thursday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary ridge located west of
the offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:29 PM PDT 25 May 2016 A ridge of high pressure west of the offshore waters will remain
quasi-stationary tonight and Thursday.

Moderate to strong northwesterlies or westerlies will prevail over
most marine waters tonight and Thursday. Gale force winds through
Johnstone and Juan de Fuca straits, and off the west coast of
Vancouver Island will ease overnight before rising again to gale
force Thursday afternoon.

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