Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 30 August 2015

Tonight and Monday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to southwest 15 to 25 knots this evening then diminishing to westerly 5 to 15 Monday evening.


Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 30 August 2015
Tuesday Wind west 10 to 20 knots becoming west 15 to 25 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind west 10 to 20 knots.
Thursday Wind west 10 to 20 knots.

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Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 30 August 2015

'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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 30 August 2015 Tonight and Monday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over Queen Charlotte Sound.
By 11:00 p.m. PDT Monday cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over southern Vancouver Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:06 PM PDT 30 August 2015 An intense cold front across Queen Charlotte Sound will reach
Northern Vancouver Island this evening and will tend to stall in a
northeast to southwest line across Central Vancouver Island by Monday
afternoon. The front will then move into Washington state Monday

The system will produce gale to storm force southeasterlies as it
moves through the central part of the coast early this evening with
marginal gales expected further south over most of the South Coast
tonight. Strong to gale force westerlies will follow the system over
most of the offshore waters.

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