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Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 05 August 2020

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 20 to 30 knots diminishing to west 15 to 20 after midnight then increasing to west 25 to 35 Thursday morning.

Showers overnight and Thursday morning. Fog banks dissipating early this afternoon. Fog banks forming Thursday morning and dissipating Thursday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 05 August 2020
Friday Wind west 10 to 15 knots.
Saturday Wind west 10 to 15 knots.
Sunday Wind light increasing to west 10 to 20 knots.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 05 August 2020

'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 10:30 AM PDT 5 August 2020 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today frontal system located on a line north-south
over eastern Queen Charlotte Sound.
By 2:00 p.m. PDT today frontal system located on a line north-south
over the Central Coast.

At 5:00 p.m. PDT today trough located on a line north-south over
western Bowie.
By 5:00 a.m. PDT Thursday trough located on a line north-south
over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:18 AM PDT 5 August 2020 Westerly marginal gales are expected to develop over eastern
And Central Juan de Fuca Strait on Thursday morning.

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