Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 26 August 2016

Tonight and Saturday

Wind west 5 to 15 knots increasing to west 15 to 20 near noon Saturday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 26 August 2016
Sunday Wind westerly 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light in the morning then increasing to southeast 10 to 20 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind west 10 knots.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 26 August 2016 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight weakening ridge located west of the
offshore waters.

At 7:00 p.m. PDT Saturday low located over Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 26 August 2016 A ridge of high pressure will remain nearly stationary west of the
offshore waters tonight. Strong to gale force northwesterly winds
will prevail mostly over the central waters.

The ridge will weaken on Saturday as a low drifts into Bowie from the
northwest. This shift in the pattern will also end the strong to
gale force northwesterly flow across the region.

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