Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 20 March 2018

Tonight and Wednesday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind westerly 5 to 15 knots becoming light this evening then increasing to easterly 15 to 25 Wednesday evening.

Chance of showers.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 20 March 2018
Thursday Wind east 15 knots increasing to west 20 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to 20.
Saturday Wind easterly 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 20 March 2018

'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 20 March 2018 Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over Cape Scott.
By 10:30 a.m. PDT Wednesday quasi-stationary cold front located
on a line northeast-southwest over central Vancouver Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:11 AM PDT 20 March 2018 A cold front over Northern Explorer will track southward today and
tonight and lie over Central Vancouver Island by Wednesday morning.
In its wake, gale force northwesterlies over Northern Bowie will ease
this afternoon.

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