Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 20 December 2014

Tonight and Sunday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots increasing to southwest 25 to 35 this evening then diminishing to west 15 to 25 early Sunday morning.

A few showers.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 20 December 2014
Monday Wind west 15 to 25 knots diminishing to light in the morning then increasing to southeast 20 to 30 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots becoming westerly 15 to 25.
Wednesday Wind light increasing to westerly 15 to 25 knots.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Issued 4:00 PM PST 20 December 2014

'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 4:00 PM PST 20 December 2014 Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 p.m. PST today trough located on a line northwest-southeast
over western Vancouver Island.
By 11:00 p.m. PST tonight trough located over southern Vancouver
Island.

At 1:00 p.m. PST Sunday trough located over the offshore waters.
By 11:00 p.m. PST Sunday trough located over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:56 PM PST 20 December 2014 An onshore flow will push a couple of disturbances across the coast
through Sunday evening. A trough of low pressure just west of
Vancouver Island will move through the inner South Coast this
evening. Another trough of low pressure will reach the offshore
waters on Sunday afternoon and approach Haida Gwaii late Sunday
evening.

Strong to gale force southeast winds over the inner South Coast ahead
of the first trough will weaken this evening with strong to gale
force southwesterly winds increasing over outer southern waters
tonight.
In the north moderate to strong southwest winds will rise to strong
to gale force southwest on Sunday afternoon ahead of second trough of
low pressure.

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