Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait
Issued 10:30 AM PST 23 February 2020
Today Tonight and Monday.
Storm warning in effect.
Wind westerly 25 to 35 knots increasing to westerly 40 to 50 this afternoon then diminishing to westerly 30 to 40 after midnight. Wind diminishing to westerly 20 to 30 early Monday morning and to westerly 15 Monday afternoon. Wind diminishing to light Monday evening.
Rain changing to showers this evening and ending after midnight.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Juan de Fuca Strait - central straitIssued 10:30 AM PST 23 February 2020
'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 10:30 AM PST 23 February 2020 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:30 a.m. PST today low 998 mb located near Port Hardy.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today low located over southern BC interior.
At 4:00 p.m. PST today ridge located west of the offshore waters.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Monday ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
At 4:00 p.m. PST Monday frontal system located over western Bowie.
By 10:00 p.m. PST Monday frontal system located on a line
north-south over eastern Bowie.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:27 AM PST 23 February 2020 An intense low pressure system over Northern Vancouver Island this
morning will move into the BC Interior this afternoon.
Gale to storm force northwest winds will prevail today over most
marine regions in the wake of the low.
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