Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 24 May 2017

Tonight and Thursday.

Wind easterly 5 to 15 knots becoming west 10 to 15 Thursday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 24 May 2017
Friday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots increasing to west 15 to 25 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind easterly 5 to 15 knots increasing to westerly 15 to 25 late in the day.
Sunday Wind light increasing to westerly 20 to 30 knots late in the day.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 24 May 2017 Tonight and Thursday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary high 1037 mb located at
48N 145W.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary ridge from high located
over northwestern Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:27 PM PDT 24 May 2017 A strong ridge of high pressure will remain stalled in a northeast
To southwest line just off Northwestern Bowie and will weaken
slightly on Thursday.

Strong to gale force northwesterly winds will continue tonight and
Thursday off the west coast of Vancouver Island and over most
Central and northern waters. The gale force winds will be less
widespread on Thursday as the ridge weakens.

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