Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait
Issued 04:00 AM PDT 31 July 2021
Today Tonight and Sunday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind west 25 to 35 knots becoming west 25 early this morning then diminishing to west 10 to 20 late this morning. Wind increasing to west 25 to 35 late this afternoon then diminishing to west 15 to 20 Sunday morning. Wind increasing to west 25 to 35 Sunday afternoon.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Juan de Fuca Strait - central straitIssued 04:00 AM PDT 31 July 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 4:00 AM PDT 31 July 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over Queen Charlotte Sound.
At 4:00 a.m. PDT today low located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Sunday low located northwest of Bowie.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:35 AM PDT 31 July 2021 A ridge of high pressure west of Vancouver Island and strong daytime
heating over the BC Interior are producing strong to gale force
inflow winds through Juan de Fuca and strong to gale force
northwesterly winds through Johnstone Strait every day in the
Late afternoon and evening. Winds then ease to moderate to strong by
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