Issued 04:00 PM PDT 22 June 2018
Tonight and Saturday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind westerly 15 to 25 knots increasing to westerly 25 to 35
early this evening then diminishing to westerly 10 to 15 early Saturday morning.
Wind increasing to westerly 15 to 25 Saturday afternoon.
Chance of showers late this afternoon and this
There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Juan de Fuca Strait - central straitIssued 4:00 PM PDT 22 June 2018
'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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 PM PDT 22 June 2018 Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today dissipating ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over southern Vancouver Island.
At 4:00 p.m. PDT today building ridge located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Saturday ridge located on a line north-south over
the offshore waters.
At 4:00 a.m. PDT Saturday approaching frontal system located west
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:45 PM PDT 22 June 2018 A ridge of high pressure over Vancouver Island will continue to
produce strong to marginal gale force westerly or northwesterly
Winds through Juan de Fuca Strait tonight.
A frontal system will approach the offshore waters Saturday morning.
Gale force southeasterly winds will develop over Bowie on Saturday.