Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait
Issued 04:00 AM PDT 24 May 2018
Today Tonight and Friday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind west 15 to 25 knots increasing to west 25 to 35 late this afternoon and to west 40 near midnight. Wind west 25 to 35 Friday.
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Warnings (In effect)
Juan de Fuca Strait - central straitIssued 04:00 AM PDT 24 May 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 24 May 2018 Today Tonight and Friday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Haida Gwaii.
At 5:00 p.m. PDT today approaching trough located over western
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:54 AM PDT 24 May 2018 A ridge of high pressure over the Haida Gwaii is spreading strong
northwesterly winds off the west coast of Vancouver Island.
These winds will persist through today.
Over the inner coastal waters, strong inflow winds
Will continue this morning for Juan de Fuca Strait and gale force
inflow winds will redevelop this evening.
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