Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 30 July 2016

Today Tonight and Sunday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind west 10 to 15 knots increasing to west 15 to 20 early this afternoon and to west 20 to 30 early this evening. Wind becoming west 20 near midnight then diminishing to light late overnight. Wind increasing to west 20 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 30 July 2016
Monday Wind west 15 knots increasing to west 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind west 15 knots increasing to west 15 to 25 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind west 10 knots becoming light.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 30 July 2016

'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 30 July 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
the offshore waters.
By 11:00 p.m. PDT tonight ridge located on a line north-south over
western Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:25 AM PDT 30 July 2016 An offshore ridge of high pressure will weaken tonight
And Sunday.

Strong to gale force northwesterly winds over Southern BC waters
Will ease to moderate to strong on Sunday.

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