Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance


Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 26 January 2015

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Wind southeasterly 5 to 15 knots becoming northerly 10 to 15 near noon then diminishing to light early this evening. Wind becoming westerly 5 to 15 late this evening then becoming light late overnight. Wind increasing to westerly 15 to 20 near noon Tuesday and to westerly 20 to 25 Tuesday evening.

Chance of showers overnight and Tuesday. Fog patches dissipating early this afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 26 January 2015
Wednesday Wind easterly 5 to 15 knots.
Thursday Wind easterly 10 to 20 knots becoming westerly 5 to 15 late in the day.
Friday Wind westerly 5 to 15 knots.

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Ice Conditions

There is no ice forecast issued for this area.


No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PST 26 January 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:30 a.m. PST today warm front located on a line
northeast-southwest over Queen Charlotte Sound.
By 9:30 p.m. PST tonight warm front located on a line east-west
over central BC interior.

At 10:30 a.m. PST today low 1003 mb located over northern Explorer.
By 9:30 p.m. PST tonight low 1001 mb located over Hecate Strait.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:16 AM PST 26 January 2015 A low pressure centre over Northern Explorer this morning will reach
Hecate Strait this evening and then move into the B.C. Interior
overnight. Strong to gale force southeasterly winds will develop
ahead of the low today and then shift to strong to gale force
northwesterlies in its wake tonight.

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