Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 21 May 2015

Tonight and Friday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 25 to 35 knots diminishing to west 10 to 20 late overnight then increasing to west 20 to 30 late Friday afternoon.

Chance of showers Friday morning and afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 21 May 2015
Saturday Wind west 15 knots increasing to westerly 15 to 25 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind westerly 15 to 25 knots diminishing to west 10.
Monday Wind west 10 knots increasing to west 20.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 21 May 2015

'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 21 May 2015 Tonight and Friday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary ridge located west of
the offshore waters.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary trough located on a line
north-south over the Mainland Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:29 PM PDT 21 May 2015 A ridge of high pressure west of the offshore waters combined with a
trough along the BC coast will continue to give strong to gale force
northwest winds to most regions over the next few days.

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