Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 21 October 2016

Tonight and Saturday

Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light near midnight then becoming easterly 10 to 15 early Saturday afternoon.

A few showers ending late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 21 October 2016
Sunday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots diminishing to easterly 10 to 20 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots.
Tuesday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots.

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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 21 October 2016 Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today departing low 990 mb located north of Bowie.

At 5:00 p.m. PDT Saturday low 998 mb located over southwestern
By 5:00 a.m. PDT Sunday low 994 mb located over northern Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:52 PM PDT 21 October 2016 A trough of low pressure will move quickly across central
BC waters tonight giving a chance of gale force southeasterlies
To 35 knots to the Central Coast.

A low will move northward across Explorer Saturday night.
Winds will rise to gale force southeast over southern waters
Ahead of the low late Saturday.

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