Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 19 April 2015

Today Tonight and Monday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind light becoming westerly 10 to 15 knots early this evening then diminishing to light late overnight. Wind increasing to westerly 15 to 20 Monday afternoon and to westerly 25 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 19 April 2015
Tuesday Wind west 15 to 25 knots increasing to west 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind west 15 to 25 knots.
Thursday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 19 April 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 4:00 AM PDT 19 April 2015 Today Tonight and Monday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Central Coast.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today cold front located off Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Monday cold front located off Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:19 PM PDT 18 April 2015 A weakening cold front will move slowly across Bowie on Sunday.
Strong to gale force southerly winds west of Haida Gwaii will ease to
moderate to strong Sunday morning.

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