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Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 19 October 2019

Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 25 to 35 knots diminishing to west 15 to 25 this evening then becoming east 15 late overnight. Wind increasing to east 15 to 25 Sunday morning except southeast 30 near the east entrance. Wind becoming west 25 to 35 Sunday afternoon.

Showers changing to rain Sunday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 19 October 2019
Monday Wind east 10 to 20 knots becoming west 20 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind west 15 to 25 knots diminishing to light.
Wednesday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots.

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Gale warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 19 October 2019

'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 19 October 2019 Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today frontal system located west of the offshore
waters.
By 10:30 a.m. PDT Sunday frontal system located from the North
Coast to Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Sunday low located over northern Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Sunday low located over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:54 PM PDT 19 October 2019 A frontal system will cross the offshore waters this evening
And eventually lie stretched from Hecate Strait to Queen Charlotte
Sound to Southern Explorer by Sunday morning. The front will progress
into the inner South Coast by midday Sunday. Gale force southeast
winds will accompany the front then switch to gale force westerlies
in its wake.

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