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Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait


Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 28 July 2021

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 5 to 15 knots increasing to west 15 to 20 this afternoon and to west 25 to 35 early this evening. Wind diminishing to west 15 to 20 late overnight and to light Thursday morning. Wind increasing to west 15 Thursday afternoon and to west 15 to 25 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 28 July 2021
Friday Wind west 15 knots increasing to west 20 to 30 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind light increasing to west 25 to 35 knots late in the day.
Sunday Wind west 25 to 35 knots diminishing to west 10.

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Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 28 July 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 Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 28 July 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over Cape Scott.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary low located off Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:12 AM PDT 28 July 2021 Ahead of a ridge of high pressure, marginal westerly gales will
develop over central and eastern sections of Juan de Fuca Strait
This evening and ease overnight.

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