Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait
Issued 10:30 AM PDT 24 October 2016
Today Tonight and Tuesday
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind easterly 5 to 15 knots increasing to east 15 to 25 near noon then diminishing to southeast 10 to 15 Tuesday afternoon.
Periods of rain.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Juan de Fuca Strait - central straitIssued 10:30 AM PDT 24 October 2016
'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 SynopsisIssued 10:30 AM PDT 24 October 2016 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 7:30 p.m. PDT tonight low 973 mb located over western Explorer.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday low 990 mb located over southern Bowie.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:24 AM PDT 24 October 2016 A low tracking northward will lie over Southwestern Explorer
This afternoon and over Northern Explorer by Tuesday morning.
Winds will rise to gale to storm force east to southeast
Ahead of the low. Near the headlands of Vancouver Island
Winds will rise to hurricane force southeasterlies this evening
And ease to storm force southeasterlies overnight.
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