Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 04 July 2015

Today Tonight and Sunday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to westerly 20 knots late this afternoon then diminishing to light near midnight. Wind increasing to easterly 10 to 20 early Sunday morning and to westerly 25 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 04 July 2015
Monday Wind east 5 to 15 knots increasing to west 15 to 25 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind east 5 to 15 knots increasing to west 15 to 25 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind east 5 to 15 knots increasing to west 15 to 25 late in the day.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 04 July 2015

'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 10:30 AM PDT 4 July 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south
over Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Sunday ridge located west of Bowie.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Sunday trough located off Vancouver Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 4 July 2015 A ridge of high pressure over the offshore waters will continue to
give strong to gale force northwesterly winds west of Vancouver
Island, over Southern Explorer, and through Johnstone Strait for one
more day.

Gale force winds will develop over the central waters and areas
adjacent to Southern Haida Gwaii this afternoon as the ridge
strengthens.

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