Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 29 November 2015

Tonight and Monday

Wind easterly 15 to 20 knots increasing to easterly 20 to 30 Monday afternoon.

Rain beginning Monday afternoon. Fog patches forming late overnight and dissipating near noon Monday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 29 November 2015
Tuesday Wind easterly 25 to 35 knots.
Wednesday Wind easterly 25 to 35 knots.
Thursday Wind southerly 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southwest 15.

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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PST 29 November 2015 Tonight and Monday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight weakening ridge located over BC interior.

At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight quasi-stationary frontal system located
over Bowie.

At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight low 998 mb located southwest of Explorer.
By 6:00 p.m. PST Monday low 1002 mb located 100 miles southwest
of Cape Scott.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:29 PM PST 29 November 2015 A north to south aligned front over Bowie this evening will remain
quasi-stationary through Monday afternoon, then will shift eastward
to Haida Gwaii Monday evening. Meanwhile, a low pressure centre
southwest of Explorer will track northeastward to lie off Cape Scott
by Monday evening.

Strong to gale force southeasterlies will prevail over northern
waters ahead of the front tonight and Monday. Strong to gale force
southeasterlies will develop ahead of the approaching low on Monday
with storm force southeasterlies forecast off the west coast of
Vancouver Island.

A series of low pressure systems will pass through BC waters in the
coming week. Gale to storm force winds are expected to prevail
through Thursday.

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