Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 25 March 2019

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to easterly 15 to 25 knots early this morning then diminishing to variable 10 to 15 late this afternoon. Wind increasing to southwest 15 to 20 early this evening then diminishing to east 10 to 15 near midnight. Wind becoming west 10 Tuesday morning.

Periods of rain beginning late this afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 25 March 2019
Wednesday Wind east 10 to 20 knots.
Thursday Wind east 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light.
Friday Wind light.

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Warnings

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Strong wind warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 25 March 2019

'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 AM PDT 25 March 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today low located west of Oregon.
By 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary low located off Explorer.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over central Vancouver Island.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday trough located on a line north-south over
Haida Gwaii.

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