Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 07 July 2015

Tonight and Wednesday

Wind westerly 5 to 15 knots increasing to westerly 15 to 20 early this evening then diminishing to westerly 5 to 15 near midnight. Wind increasing to westerly 15 to 20 Wednesday afternoon.

Chance of drizzle overnight and Wednesday morning. Fog banks forming this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 07 July 2015
Thursday Wind west 15 knots increasing to west 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind west 10 to 15 knots increasing to west 25 to 35 late in the day.
Saturday Wind west 10 to 15 knots increasing to west 15 to 25 late in the day.

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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 7 July 2015 Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located off Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday ridge located over Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:51 PM PDT 7 July 2015 A ridge of high pressure well offshore will continue to give strong
to gale force northwesterlies over west coast Haida Gwaii this
evening. Gale force winds will spread to Southern Hecate Strait and
Queen Charlotte Sound overnight and Wednesday morning as the ridge
shifts westward.

Strong northwesterly winds have developed through Johnstone Strait
this afternoon. Winds will rise to gale force this evening and
diminish overnight.

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