Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance
Issued 09:30 PM PST 18 December 2014
Tonight and Friday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southerly 15 to 25 knots increasing to southerly 25 to 35 Friday evening.
Showers with a risk of thunderstorms.
There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Juan de Fuca Strait - west entranceIssued 9:30 PM PST 18 December 2014
'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. 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 9:30 PM PST 18 December 2014 Tonight and Friday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight departing frontal system located over
At 4:00 a.m. PST Friday trough located on a line northwest-southeast
over the offshore waters.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Friday departing trough located from Bowie to
the North Coast.
At 4:00 p.m. PST Friday approaching frontal system located west
of the offshore waters.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:09 PM PST 18 December 2014 In the wake of a front, gale force southeasterlies over northern and
southern coastal waters will ease to moderate to strong southerlies
late this evening.
On Friday a trough of low pressure will track across northern waters.
Ahead of the trough, gale force southeasterlies over the offshore
waters will spread to the North Coast Friday morning. Winds will
shift to strong to gale force southwesterly in its wake.
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