Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 24 May 2015

Today Tonight and Monday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind west 15 knots increasing to west 20 to 30 early this evening then diminishing to west 15 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 24 May 2015
Tuesday Wind west 5 to 15 knots increasing to west 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind west 5 to 15 knots increasing to west 15 to 20 late in the day.
Thursday Wind west 5 to 15 knots becoming light.

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Warnings

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Strong wind warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 24 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 10:30 AM PDT 24 May 2015 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over Bowie.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary trough located on a line
north-south over BC interior.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:21 AM PDT 24 May 2015 A ridge of high pressure over the offshore waters combined with a
trough over the British Columbia Interior will continue to give
strong northwest winds to most regions over the next few days.
Winds will rise to gale force regularly off the west coast of
Vancouver Island.

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