Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 24 May 2016

Tonight and Wednesday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind west 15 to 25 knots becoming west 15 early Wednesday morning then increasing to west 20 to 30 Wednesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 24 May 2016
Thursday Wind west 10 to 20 knots increasing to west 20 to 30 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind west 15 to 25 knots.
Saturday 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 24 May 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 24 May 2016 Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located west of the
offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:58 PM PDT 24 May 2016 A ridge of high pressure west of the offshore waters will remain
quasi-stationary tonight and Wednesday.

Moderate to strong northwesterlies will prevail over most marine
waters tonight and Wednesday. Gale force winds through Johnstone
Strait and off the west coast of Vancouver Island will ease overnight
before rising again to gale force Wednesday afternoon.

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