Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance
Issued 10:30 AM PST 27 February 2017
Today Tonight and Tuesday
Wind easterly 10 to 20 knots becoming westerly 10 to 20 near noon then increasing to westerly 20 to 30 Tuesday afternoon.
Chance of showers or flurries today. A few showers beginning Tuesday afternoon.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 10:30 AM PST 27 February 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:30 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located west of
the offshore waters.
At 10:30 a.m. PST today trough from low located from the Washington
Coast to the North Coast.
By 9:30 p.m. PST tonight trough located from the West Entrance of
Juan de Fuca Strait to the Central Coast.
At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight trough from low located from the Gulf of
Alaska to Haida Gwaii.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Tuesday trough from low located from the Gulf of
Alaska to BC interior.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:16 AM PST 27 February 2017 A ridge of high pressure will remain west of the offshore waters.
A trough of low pressure along the BC coast will weaken
Tonight. Another trough will develop from the Gulf of Alaska to Haida
Gwaii overnight. The trough will move into the BC Interior Tuesday
Strong to gale force northwesterly winds over the offshore waters
will spread to the northern and central waters and to the west coast
of Vancouver Island today.
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