Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait
Issued 04:00 PM PDT 24 October 2020
Tonight and Sunday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northeast 15 to 25 knots increasing to east 25 to 35 this evening then diminishing to northeast 15 to 25 after midnight. Wind becoming northeast 15 Sunday morning.
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Warnings (In effect)
Juan de Fuca Strait - central straitIssued 4:00 PM PDT 24 October 2020
'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 PM PDT 24 October 2020 Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located over northern
At 4:00 p.m. PDT today trough located west of Vancouver Island.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Sunday dissipating trough located west of
At 4:00 a.m. PDT Sunday frontal system located over Bowie.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Sunday frontal system located over Haida Gwaii.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:55 PM PDT 24 October 2020 A ridge of high pressure over the BC Interior will gradually weaken
tonight through Sunday. Gale force northeasterly outflow winds
through the northern and central mainland inlets will weaken to
strong tonight and to light on Sunday morning. Outflow winds over the
southern mainland inlets will persist through tonight and weaken on
Sunday. Gale force northeasterlies will briefly reach Haro
And Juan de Fuca Strait tonight.
A frontal system will move onto Bowie early Sunday morning then
Cross the northern waters through the day. Southeast gales will
develop ahead of the front and shift to strong to gale force
southwesterly in its wake.
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