Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 19 February 2018

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northeast 15 to 25 early this morning and to easterly 5 to 15 near noon. Wind increasing to easterly 15 to 25 Tuesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 19 February 2018
Wednesday Wind east 10 to 20 knots.
Thursday Wind east 15 to 25 knots diminishing to light late in the day.
Friday Wind east 10 to 20 knots becoming west 20 late in the day.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Issued 04:00 AM PST 19 February 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PST 19 February 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. PST today trough located from the North Coast to
Vancouver Island.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Tuesday weakening trough located from the North
Coast to Washington State.

At 4:00 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
interior.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:49 AM PST 19 February 2018 A trough stretching from the North Coast to Vancouver Island combined
with an Arctic ridge across the BC Interior continues to drive
Strong to gale force northerly winds as well as outflows through
mainland inlets. These winds will ease this morning as the trough
And ridge weaken.

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