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Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 06 May 2021

Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 30 to 40 knots diminishing to west 15 to 25 late this evening and to west 5 to 15 late overnight. Wind increasing to west 20 to 30 late Friday morning.

Showers ending Friday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 06 May 2021
Saturday Wind west 15 to 25 knots diminishing to light late in the day.
Sunday Wind light becoming west 15 knots late in the day.
Monday Wind west 5 to 15 knots increasing to west 15 to 25.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 06 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 6 May 2021 Tonight and Friday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today low 992 mb located over northern Bowie.
By 10:30 a.m. PDT Friday weakening low 1010 mb located near Langara.

At 1:00 a.m. PDT Saturday approaching trough located west of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:48 PM PDT 6 May 2021 A low over Central Bowie will move eastward tonight passing near
Langara Friday morning, then dissipating over the Southern Alaskan
Panhandle Friday afternoon. Strong to gale force southeasterlies
ahead of the low will shift gale to local storm force northwesterly
in its wake.

Winds will gradually weaken on Friday as the low dissipates and a
weak ridge builds behind the low.

The associated cold front is crossing the South Coast early this
evening. Behind the front the South Coast is experiencing strong to
gale force west to northwest tonight.

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