Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait
Issued 04:00 AM PDT 21 April 2018
Today Tonight and Sunday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind west 15 to 25 knots increasing to west 25 to 35 early this morning then diminishing to west 15 to 25 late this morning. Wind diminishing to west 5 to 15 overnight then becoming easterly 5 to 15 Sunday morning.
Rain changing to chance of showers today.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Juan de Fuca Strait - central straitIssued 07:23 AM PDT 21 April 2018
'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 21 April 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today building ridge located on a line north-south
over Cape Scott.
At 4:00 a.m. PDT Sunday frontal system located off Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Sunday frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over Bowie.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:39 AM PDT 21 April 2018 In the wake of a front, gale force westerlies over central and
northern waters will diminish this morning as a ridge of high
pressure builds over Northern Vancouver Island. Additionally, gale
force southerlies through Douglas Channel will develop early this
morning and ease near noon.
Another approaching frontal system will track across Bowie on Sunday.
Ahead of the front, southerly gales will develop over Bowie overnight
and spread to the west coast of Haida Gwaii Sunday morning.
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