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Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 20 July 2024

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 20 to 25 knots diminishing to west 10 to 20 early this morning then increasing to west 20 to 30 late this afternoon. Wind becoming west 25 to 35 Sunday morning then diminishing to west 10 to 20 near noon Sunday. Wind increasing to west 30 to 40 Sunday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 20 July 2024
Monday Wind west 10 to 20 knots increasing to west 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind west 10 to 20 knots increasing to west 20 to 30.
Wednesday Wind west 10 to 20 knots increasing to west 20 to 30.

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Gale warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 20 July 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 4:00 AM PDT 20 July 2024 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today dissipating trough located near Langara.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary low located west of Bowie.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today building ridge located on a line north-south
over Queen Charlotte Sound.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:45 AM PDT 20 July 2024 A ridge building over the offshore waters will generate gales through
Juan de Fuca Strait on Sunday.

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