Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait
Issued 10:30 AM PST 24 February 2018
Today Tonight and Sunday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind westerly 10 to 20 knots increasing to westerly 25 this afternoon and to westerly 35 late this evening. Wind diminishing to westerly 15 to 25 Sunday morning.
A few showers beginning early this evening.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Juan de Fuca Strait - central straitIssued 10:30 AM PST 24 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 10:30 AM PST 24 February 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:30 a.m. PST today ridge located over Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today departing ridge located over Vancouver
At 10:30 a.m. PST today cold front from 992 mb low located over
By 4:00 p.m. PST today cold front from 984 mb low located on a
line north-south over Queen Charlotte Sound.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:24 AM PST 24 February 2018 A 992 MB low will develop over the Gulf of Alaska this morning.
The associated cold front located over Bowie will move southeastward
to Queen Charlotte Sound by late this afternoon. In the wake of the
front, gale to storm force westerly winds will develop over the
northern waters this morning then spread southward later today and
tonight. The gale to storm force northwesterly winds will persist
through Sunday over most waters.
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