Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 24 June 2018

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind westerly 15 to 25 knots diminishing to westerly 10 to 15 early this morning then increasing to westerly 25 to 35 early this afternoon. Wind becoming westerly 20 to 30 late this evening. Wind westerly 20 to 30 Monday.

Rain late this afternoon and tonight with a risk of thunderstorms. A few showers Monday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 24 June 2018
Tuesday Wind westerly 10 to 20 knots increasing to westerly 20 to 30 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind westerly 5 to 15 knots increasing to westerly 15 to 25 late in the day.
Thursday Wind westerly 5 to 15 knots.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 24 June 2018

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. 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 24 June 2018 Today Tonight and Monday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today cold front located on a line north-south
over Haida Gwaii.
By 1:00 p.m. PDT today cold front located on a line north-south
over Cape Scott.

At 10:00 p.m. PDT tonight cold front located on a line north-south
over Vancouver.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today approaching low 1005 mb located west
of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:59 AM PDT 24 June 2018 Strong to gale force westerly winds are expected to return to eastern
portions of Juan de Fuca Strait late in the day on Sunday following
the passage of a cold front. These winds will persist through to
Late Monday morning. Winds are also expected to be gusty and shifting
direction on Sunday afternoon in the Southern Strait of Georgia with
the frontal passage. Strong northwesterlies on the mainland side
could exceed 20 knots.

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