Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 31 August 2016

Tonight and Thursday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind west 10 to 20 knots increasing to west 25 late this evening then diminishing to light late overnight. Wind becoming east 5 to 15 Thursday morning then becoming light Thursday evening.

A few showers.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 31 August 2016
Friday Wind west 15 to 25 knots.
Saturday Wind west 10 to 20 knots.
Sunday Wind west 10 to 20 knots.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 31 August 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 4:00 PM PDT 31 August 2016 Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today low 1008 mb located west of Haida Gwaii.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Thursday trough located from Queen Charlotte
Sound to Explorer.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today trough located on a line northwest-southeast
over eastern Queen Charlotte Sound.
By 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight dissipating trough located from Hecate
Strait to the Central Coast.

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