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Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 19 June 2019

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 20 to 30 knots increasing to west 30 to 40 this afternoon then diminishing to west 15 to 25 near midnight. Wind diminishing to west 5 to 15 early Thursday morning then increasing to west 15 to 25 Thursday afternoon.

Showers beginning near midnight and ending early Thursday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 19 June 2019
Friday Wind west 15 knots diminishing to light in the morning then becoming west 15 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind light increasing to west 25 knots late in the day.
Sunday Wind west 25 knots.

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Gale warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 19 June 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 10:30 AM PDT 19 June 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over the Central Coast.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT today dissipating ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over northern Vancouver Island.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary trough located over
BC interior.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Thursday building ridge located west of the
offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:12 AM PDT 19 June 2019 A ridge will remain quasi-stationary over the B.C. Central Coast
while a trough remains over the B.C. Interior.

Strong to gale force northwesterlies over much of the South Coast
will persist through early Thursday morning.

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