Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 27 February 2017

Tonight and Tuesday

Wind variable 5 to 15 knots increasing to westerly 15 to 20 Tuesday morning then backing to southwesterly 20 to 25 late Tuesday afternoon.

Chance of showers or flurries tonight. Showers beginning late Tuesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 27 February 2017
Wednesday Wind westerly 25 knots backing to southerly 10 to 20 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind southerly 20 to 30 knots.
Friday Wind southwest 25 knots.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PST 27 February 2017 Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight quasi-stationary ridge located west of
the offshore waters.

At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight quasi-stationary low located over the
Gulf of Alaska.

At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight trough from low located from the Gulf of
Alaska to Haida Gwaii.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Tuesday trough from low located from the Gulf of
Alaska to BC interior.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:27 PM PST 27 February 2017 A ridge of high pressure will remain west of the offshore waters.
A trough of low pressure will develop from the Gulf of Alaska to
Haida Gwaii tonight. The trough will move into the BC Interior
Tuesday afternoon.

Ahead of the trough, strong to gale force southeasterly winds will
develop early Tuesday morning. In the wake of the trough, winds will
become strong to gale force westerly or northwesterly over the
northern and central waters and the west coast of Vancouver Island
later Tuesday.

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