Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 14 August 2018

Tonight and Wednesday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind westerly 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light early Wednesday morning then increasing to westerly 15 to 20 Wednesday afternoon. Wind increasing to westerly 20 to 30 early Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 14 August 2018
Thursday Wind westerly 5 to 15 knots increasing to westerly 20 to 30 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind westerly 5 to 15 knots increasing to westerly 15 to 25 late in the day.
Saturday Wind westerly 5 to 15 knots increasing to westerly 15 to 20 late in the day.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 14 August 2018

'Strong' winds of 20 to 33 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 14 August 2018 Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight building ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over northwestern Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:24 PM PDT 14 August 2018 A ridge of high pressure will build along a northeast to southwest
line over Northwestern Bowie.

Moderate to strong northwesterlies will prevail over most BC waters
with marginal gales expected off the northwestern coast of Vancouver
Island and through Johnstone Strait.

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