Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait
Issued 04:00 AM PDT 03 August 2021
Today Tonight and Wednesday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind west 10 to 20 knots increasing to west 25 to 35 late this afternoon then diminishing to west 20 late overnight. Wind becoming west 10 to 20 Wednesday morning then increasing to west 25 to 35 Wednesday afternoon.
Fog patches forming overnight and dissipating near noon Wednesday.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Juan de Fuca Strait - central straitIssued 04:00 AM PDT 03 August 2021
'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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 AM PDT 3 August 2021 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located over northern
At 4:00 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary frontal system located
over Haida Gwaii.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:49 AM PDT 3 August 2021 A ridge of high pressure over Northern Vancouver Island and strong
daytime heating over the BC Interior are producing strong to gale
force inflow winds through Juan de Fuca Strait every day in the late
afternoon and evening. Winds then ease to moderate to strong by early
A stalled front over Haida Gwaii will produce strong to gale force
southerly winds over the northern waters today and Wednesday.
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