Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait
Issued 10:30 AM PDT 15 May 2021
Today Tonight and Sunday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind light increasing to west 10 to 20 knots early this afternoon then becoming west 15 to 25 early this evening. Wind becoming west 10 to 20 late overnight then becoming west 15 to 25 Sunday afternoon. Wind increasing to west 25 to 35 Sunday evening.
Fog patches dissipating this afternoon. Fog patches forming overnight and dissipating Sunday afternoon.
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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 PDT 15 May 2021
'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 PDT 15 May 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located over the
Central Coast to Explorer.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:18 AM PDT 15 May 2021 A quasi-stationary ridge of high pressure is located over Explorer
and Queen Charlotte Sound. East of the ridge, gale force
northwesterlies will redevelop over West Coast Vancouver Island South
this evening. The gales will ease to strong northwesterly overnight.
Strong to gale force inflow winds are expected for eastern portions
of Juan de Fuca Strait on Sunday evening, lasting into the overnight
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