Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 26 April 2018

Today Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind easterly 10 to 20 knots becoming variable 5 to 15 early this evening then becoming west 10 to 15 early Friday morning. Wind increasing to west 15 to 25 near noon Friday and to west 25 to 35 Friday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 26 April 2018
Saturday Wind west 15 knots increasing to westerly 15 to 25 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind westerly 10 to 20 knots.
Monday Wind westerly 10 to 20 knots increasing to westerly 20 to 30.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 26 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 26 April 2018 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Bowie.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over northern Vancouver Island.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary low located over southern
Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:21 AM PDT 26 April 2018 A ridge of high pressure offshore will intensify on Friday. Strong
To gale force northerly winds will prevail over the northern and
central waters Friday and Friday night.

Strong to gale force westerly winds will also develop through Juan
De fuca strait later Friday afternoon and evening.

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