Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait


Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 30 August 2015

Today Tonight and Monday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to southwest 15 to 25 knots late this afternoon.


Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 30 August 2015
Tuesday Wind west 10 to 20 knots becoming west 15 to 25 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind west 10 to 20 knots.
Thursday Wind west 10 to 20 knots.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 30 August 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 30 August 2015 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over Langara.
By 11:00 p.m. PDT Monday cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over southern Vancouver Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:35 AM PDT 30 August 2015 A frontal system will reach the North Coast today. The trailing cold
front will reach Northern Vancouver Island tonight and will tend to
stall in a northeast to southwest line across Central Vancouver
Island by Monday afternoon. The front will then move into Washington
state Monday night.

The system will produce near storm force southerlies over northern
and central waters today with marginal gales expected further
South over most of the South Coast. Strong to gale force westerlies
will follow the system over most of the offshore waters.

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