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Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 17 October 2019

Today Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 10 to 20 knots increasing to westerly 25 to 35 early this evening then diminishing to westerly 20 after midnight. Wind diminishing to variable 5 to 15 early Friday morning then increasing to southwest 15 to 25 Friday afternoon. Wind diminishing to southwest 5 to 15 Friday evening.

Showers.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 17 October 2019
Saturday Wind west 20 to 30 knots.
Sunday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots becoming west 20 late in the day.
Monday Wind east 10 to 20 knots.

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Gale warning in effect

Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 17 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 10:30 AM PDT 17 October 2019 Today Tonight and Friday By 10:30 a.m. PDT today departing frontal system located over the
Lower Mainland.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today trough located over Bowie extending
southward.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today departing trough located on a line
north-south over Hecate Strait.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:24 AM PDT 17 October 2019 A trough of low pressure will move across the offshore and outer
waters today and track inland tonight. Ahead of the trough, strong to
gale force southerlies will shift to gale to storm force westerlies
in its wake.

Moderate to strong westerlies will prevail over all marine waters on
Friday.

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