Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 29 January 2015

Today Tonight and Friday

Wind southeasterly 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light Friday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 29 January 2015
Saturday Wind easterly 5 to 15 knots.
Sunday Wind easterly 10 to 20 knots.
Monday Wind easterly 10 to 20 knots.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PST 29 January 2015 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:30 a.m. PST today dissipating cold front located on a line
north-south over Hecate Strait.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today low 1009 mb located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Friday low 1013 mb located over central Bowie.

At 4:00 p.m. PST Friday dissipating low 1020 mb located over
Hecate Strait.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:06 AM PST 29 January 2015 Strong to gale force southeasterlies over Hecate Strait and Dixon
Entrance East will gradually ease this morning as a cold front
weakens over Hecate Strait.

An approaching low pressure centre west of Explorer this morning will
track across Bowie tonight and then reach Hecate Strait Friday
afternoon. Strong to gale force southerlies over central and northern
waters will develop tonight to the south of the low. Strong to gale
force northeasterlies will develop tonight to the north of the low.
Winds will ease Friday evening.

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