Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait
Issued 04:00 PM PDT 11 August 2020
Tonight and Wednesday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind west 20 knots increasing to west 25 to 35 early this evening then diminishing to west 15 late overnight. Wind diminishing to light early Wednesday morning then increasing to west 15 Wednesday afternoon. Wind increasing to west 15 to 25 Wednesday evening.
Fog patches forming overnight and dissipating Wednesday morning.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Juan de Fuca Strait - central straitIssued 4:00 PM PDT 11 August 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 11 August 2020 Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located west of the offshore waters.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday weakening ridge located on a line
north-south over Queen Charlotte Sound.
At 4:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday frontal system located over Bowie.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:54 PM PDT 11 August 2020 Moderate to strong northwesterlies will persist over most waters
As a ridge of high pressure lies west of Explorer. Strong to gale
force westerlies are forecast to develop through Juan de Fuca
Strait this evening.
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