Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 03 May 2015

Tonight and Monday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind westerly 15 to 25 knots increasing to westerly 30 Monday afternoon.

Showers beginning late Monday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 03 May 2015
Tuesday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots becoming west 10 to 20 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots becoming west 10 to 20 late in the day.
Thursday Wind light increasing to west 10 to 20 knots late in the day.

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Warnings

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Strong wind warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 03 May 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 9:30 PM PDT 3 May 2015 Tonight and Monday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight dissipating ridge located on a line
north-south over central Vancouver Island.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight cold front located off Haida Gwaii.
By 9:30 p.m. PDT Monday cold front located on a line north-south
over Vancouver.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight low 1006 mb located over southern Bowie.
By 9:30 p.m. PDT Monday low 1008 mb located near Port Hardy.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:48 PM PDT 3 May 2015 A cold front 200 miles southwest of Haida Gwaii this afternoon
Will rotate to an east-west orientation over the region tonight.

Strong to gale force southeast winds to 35 knots over northern
portions of Bowie will ease and shift to the northeast later
Tonight.

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