Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 23 August 2017

Tonight and Thursday.

Wind west 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light Thursday morning then becoming west 15 late Thursday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 23 August 2017
Friday Wind west 15 to 25 knots becoming west 15 in the morning then increasing to west 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind west 15 knots increasing to west 15 to 20.
Sunday Wind west 15 knots increasing to west 15 to 20.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 23 August 2017 Tonight and Thursday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight weakening low 1007 mb located over
northern Bowie.
By 5:00 a.m. PDT Thursday dissipating low 1011 mb located over
northern Bowie.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over northern Vancouver Island.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight frontal system located over the Gulf
of Alaska.
By 9:30 p.m. PDT Thursday frontal system located on a line
north-south over eastern Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:33 PM PDT 23 August 2017 Strong to gale force westerly winds in Juan de Fuca Strait this
evening will continue overnight. Winds will ease to moderate
Thursday morning.

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