Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance
Issued 04:00 PM PST 10 February 2016
Tonight and Thursday
Wind easterly 5 to 15 knots veering to southerly 5 to 15 early this evening then backing to east 10 to 20 late overnight. Wind increasing to southeast 20 to 30 late Thursday morning.
Periods of rain ending early this evening. Rain beginning Thursday morning.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 PM PST 10 February 2016 Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 p.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
At 4:00 a.m. PST Thursday low 990 mb located west of Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Thursday low 982 mb located west of Bowie.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:50 PM PST 10 February 2016 Near gale to gale force southerly winds will persist for most of the
northern waters tonight.
Widespread southeast gales will redevelop Thursday morning over the
outer waters as a frontal system arrives. By Thursday evening the
frontal system will lie through Hecate Strait and the headlands
giving near storm force southeasterly winds.
Pacific - South Coast Area
- Bowie - southern half
- Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island
- Explorer - northwestern half
- Explorer - southeastern half
- Haro Strait
- Hecate Strait
- Howe Sound
- Johnstone Strait
- Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait
- Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance
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