Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 19 October 2017

Tonight and Friday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind light becoming west 5 to 15 knots late this evening then becoming light after midnight. Wind increasing to southwest 5 to 15 early Friday morning and to west 15 to 25 late Friday morning. Wind diminishing to southwest 5 to 15 Friday evening.

Showers with a risk of thunderstorms.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 19 October 2017
Saturday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots.
Sunday Wind west 15 to 25 knots.
Monday Wind west 5 to 15 knots becoming east 5 to 15.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 19 October 2017

'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 PM PDT 19 October 2017 Tonight and Friday At 5:00 p.m. PDT Friday approaching frontal system located west
of Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:48 PM PDT 19 October 2017 A low pressure centre that was north of Haida Gwaii this morning
Has now moved northeast over BC. Due to this a few lingering
northwesterly gales are present over the offshore waters. These
Gales will diminish very soon.

Another frontal system will approach Explorer late Friday afternoon
with southeast gales developing ahead of it into Friday evening.

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