Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait
Issued 09:30 PM PDT 29 July 2016
Tonight and Saturday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind west 25 to 35 knots diminishing to west 15 to 20 late this evening and to west 10 early Saturday morning. Wind increasing to west 15 to 20 late Saturday afternoon and to west 25 to 35 Saturday evening.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Juan de Fuca Strait - central straitIssued 9:30 PM PDT 29 July 2016
'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 PDT 29 July 2016 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight ridge located on a line north-south over
the offshore waters.
By 11:00 p.m. PDT Saturday ridge located on a line north-south
over western Bowie.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:17 PM PDT 29 July 2016 A nearly stationary ridge of high pressure will remain over the
offshore waters off Bowie. Under this pattern, strong to gale force
northwesterly winds will prevail over most southern waters.
Gale force northwesterlies off west coast Vancouver Island,
southeastern half of Explorer and through Johnstone Strait will
continue through Saturday. Strong to marginal gale force
northwesterlies in the Southern Strait of Georgia will ease to strong
after midnight. Strong to marginal gale force westerly winds through
Juan de Fuca Strait will ease to moderate tonight then rise to
marginal gales again Saturday evening.
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