Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 16 July 2018

Tonight and Tuesday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind westerly 15 to 25 knots diminishing to westerly 5 to 15 late overnight then increasing to westerly 15 to 25 near noon Tuesday. Wind increasing to westerly 30 late Tuesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 16 July 2018
Wednesday Wind westerly 10 to 20 knots increasing to westerly 25 to 35 late in the day.
Thursday Wind westerly 25 to 35 knots diminishing to westerly 15 to 25.
Friday Wind west 10 to 15 knots.

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Warnings

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Strong wind warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 16 July 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 16 July 2018 Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over northern Explorer.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight approaching low located west of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:19 PM PDT 16 July 2018 A ridge of high pressure will remain nearly stationary along a
northeast to southwest line across Haida Gwaii. Moderate to strong
northwesterlies will continue to prevail south of the ridge with
local gales expected off the northwestern coast of Vancouver Island
and through Johnstone Strait.

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