Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 02 September 2015

Today Tonight and Thursday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind westerly 15 to 25 knots diminishing to westerly 5 to 15 early this morning then increasing to westerly 15 to 25 late this afternoon. Wind diminishing to westerly 5 to 15 overnight.

Showers. Risk of thunderstorms today.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 02 September 2015
Friday Wind light increasing to west 15 to 25 knots in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind west 15 to 25 knots.
Sunday Wind west 10 to 15 knots.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 02 September 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 2 September 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today low 1002 mb located over the Central Coast.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Thursday weakening low 1013 mb located over the
Central Coast.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Thursday building ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:43 AM PDT 2 September 2015 A low pressure centre will remain over the Central Coast today.

Strong to gale force northwesterly winds will continue today over the
northern and central waters. Winds will ease tonight as the low
weakens and a ridge of high pressure builds over Bowie.

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