Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 20 July 2017

Tonight and Friday.

Wind west 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light near midnight then becoming easterly 5 to 15 early Friday morning.

Periods of rain beginning near noon Friday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 20 July 2017
Saturday Wind light increasing to west 20 knots in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind west 15 knots increasing to west 20 to 30 late in the day.
Monday Wind west 15 to 25 knots increasing to west 25 to 35 late in the day.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 20 July 2017 Tonight and Friday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
northern Vancouver Island.
By 10:00 p.m. PDT tonight ridge located on a line north-south over
the Lower Mainland.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today frontal system located west of the offshore
waters.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Friday frontal system located on a line
northwest-southeast over central Queen Charlotte Sound.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:43 PM PDT 20 July 2017 A frontal system west of the offshore waters will move eastward and
lie through Queen Charlotte Sound on Friday afternoon. Gale force
southeasterlies associated with the front will develop over the
offshore waters tonight. Southeast gales will spread to most
Northern and central waters as well as west of Vancouver Island on
Friday.

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