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Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 28 May 2022

Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 20 knots increasing to west 30 near midnight and to west 30 to 35 late overnight. Wind becoming west 30 Sunday morning.

Scattered showers Sunday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 28 May 2022
Monday Wind west 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light in the morning then increasing to west 10 to 20 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind west 5 to 15 knots becoming west 10 to 20 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind easterly 10 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to 20.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 28 May 2022

'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 9:30 PM PDT 28 May 2022 Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight building ridge located west of the
offshore waters.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Sunday approaching ridge located near the offshore
waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:18 PM PDT 28 May 2022 A building ridge of high pressure offshore will move towards the
coast tonight. Winds over West Vancouver Island south will rise to
marginal gale force northwesterlies near midnight and weaken Sunday
morning. Winds through Juan de Fuca Strait will also rise to marginal
gale force westerlies late overnight and last through Sunday morning.

Winds will remain strong through Sunday but will likely remain below
gale force.

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