Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 28 April 2017

Today Tonight and Saturday

Wind light increasing to west 10 to 20 knots late this afternoon then diminishing to light late overnight. Wind becoming southwest 15 Saturday evening.

Rain beginning Saturday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 28 April 2017
Sunday Wind westerly 10 to 20 knots increasing to westerly 20 to 30 in the morning.
Monday Wind westerly 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light.
Tuesday Wind east 10 knots becoming light late in the day.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 28 April 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today building ridge located over northern
Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Queen Charlotte Sound.

At 11:00 p.m. PDT tonight intensifying low 1003 mb located west
of Bowie.
By 11:00 a.m. PDT Saturday low 991 mb located over eastern Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:17 AM PDT 28 April 2017 A developing low will approach Bowie overnight then track across
Eastern Bowie Saturday morning to reach Haida Gwaii in the afternoon.
Winds will increase to gale to storm force southeast over the north
and central waters ahead of the low.

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