Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 25 July 2016

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Wind light increasing to west 10 to 20 knots this afternoon then diminishing to light this evening. Wind becoming west 10 to 15 Tuesday afternoon then diminishing to light Tuesday evening.

Fog patches dissipating early this afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 25 July 2016
Wednesday Wind west 10 to 20 knots increasing to west 20 to 30 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind west 10 to 20 knots becoming west 15 to 25.
Friday Wind west 10 to 15 knots increasing to west 15 to 25.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 25 July 2016 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over western Queen Charlotte Sound.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:25 AM PDT 25 July 2016 A ridge building over the central waters today and tomorrow will
bring strong to gale force west to northwest winds across much of the
South Coast marine regions. Winds will rise to marginal gales over
Juan de Fuca Strait this afternoon through tonight, and over west
coast Vancouver Island and Johnstone Strait late Tuesday afternoon.

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