Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 06 December 2016

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Wind northeast 10 to 15 knots veering to east 15 to 20 this evening then increasing to east 20 to 25 Wednesday morning. Wind increasing to east 25 to 30 Wednesday evening.

Temperatures near plus 2.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 06 December 2016
Thursday Wind east 35 to 45 knots.
Friday Wind east 25 to 35 knots.
Saturday Wind north 15 to 20 knots backing to west 10 to 20.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PST 6 December 2016 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. PST today weakening trough located off the Washington
Coast.

At 4:00 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
interior.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:49 AM PST 6 December 2016 A quasi-stationary ridge of high pressure over the BC Interior in
combination with a low pressure system over the Southern BC waters
will produce gale force outflow winds through the mainland inlets.
Cold temperatures from the strong Arctic outflow winds will give a
risk of moderate freezing spray through the mainland inlets today and
tonight.

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