Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 18 February 2018

Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northeast 15 to 25 after midnight and to easterly 5 to 15 near noon Monday.

Temperatures near plus 1.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 18 February 2018
Tuesday Wind east 15 to 25 knots.
Wednesday Wind east 5 to 15 knots diminishing to light.
Thursday Wind light increasing to east 10 to 20 knots.

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Ice Conditions

There is no ice forecast issued for this area.

Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Issued 4:00 PM PST 18 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 PM PST 18 February 2018 Tonight and Monday At 4:00 p.m. PST today trough located from the North Coast to the
South Coast.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Monday weakening trough located from the North
Coast to the South Coast.

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

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:04 PM PST 18 February 2018 A trough stretching from the North Coast to the South Coast combined
with an Arctic ridge across the BC Interior continues to drive
Strong northerly winds including outflows through mainland inlets.

Gale to storm force northerly winds will continue tonight for many
Of the central waters, southern waters and mainland inlet outflows.
These winds will persist into Monday morning and then ease.

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