Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 01 February 2015

Today Tonight and Monday

Wind easterly 15 to 20 knots becoming westerly 10 to 20 near noon then diminishing to light this evening. Wind increasing to east 15 to 25 late overnight then becoming westerly 10 to 20 Monday afternoon.

Rain ending early this afternoon. Rain beginning Monday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 01 February 2015
Tuesday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots.
Wednesday Wind easterly 5 to 15 knots increasing to easterly 15 to 25 late in the day.
Thursday Wind easterly 10 to 20 knots.

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Ice Conditions

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PST 1 February 2015 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:30 a.m. PST today ridge located over northern BC interior.

At 10:30 a.m. PST today cold front located on a line
northwest-southeast over central Haida Gwaii.
By midnight PST tonight departing cold front located on a line
east-west over the southern Alaska panhandle.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Monday cold front located on a line
northwest-southeast over western Queen Charlotte Sound.
By noon PST Monday cold front located on a line east-west over
northern Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:15 AM PST 1 February 2015 A low off Haida Gwaii and a cold front moving northward across
Hecate Strait this morning will move northward today reaching
The southern tip of the Alaska Panhandle in the evening.

Easterly gales north of the front will ease to moderate to strong
southerlies in its wake. Gale force northeast outflow winds through
North Coast mainland inlets will ease only slightly as
The front passes.

A second low will pass over or west of Haida Gwaii on Monday with
A front stretching to the southeast. Southeast gales ahead of the
front will ease to moderate to strong southwest in its wake.

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