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Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 12 June 2024

Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 15 to 25 knots becoming west 15 after midnight then increasing to west 15 to 20 near noon Thursday. Wind increasing to west 25 Thursday afternoon and to west 25 to 35 early Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 12 June 2024
Friday Wind west 20 to 30 knots diminishing to variable 5 to 15 in the morning then becoming southwest 10 to 20 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind west 10 to 20 knots.
Sunday Wind west 10 to 20 knots.

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Gale warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 12 June 2024

'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 9:30 PM PDT 12 June 2024 Tonight and Thursday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight ridge located from the Central Coast
to Explorer.
By 9:30 p.m. PDT Thursday weakening ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Victoria.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight low located west of Bowie.
By 9:30 p.m. PDT Thursday low located over Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:06 PM PDT 12 June 2024 A ridge of high pressure will drift southeastward across Vancouver
Island on Thursday afternoon.

Ahead of the ridge, gale force westerly winds will develop through
Juan de Fuca Strait early Thursday evening and then ease overnight.

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