Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 27 August 2015

Today Tonight and Friday

Wind light becoming westerly 5 to 15 knots late this afternoon then becoming southeast 10 to 15 early Friday morning.

Showers beginning late overnight. Fog patches dissipating early this afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 27 August 2015
Saturday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 15 to 25 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 15 to 25.
Monday Wind west 5 to 15 knots increasing to west 20 late in the day.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 27 August 2015 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today low 1009 mb located southwest of Explorer.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today frontal system located over the Gulf
of Alaska.
By 10:30 a.m. PDT Friday frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over northern Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:18 AM PDT 27 August 2015 A frontal system over the Gulf of Alaska this afternoon will move
southeastward tonight and reach Haida Gwaii on Friday morning.

Winds will rise to strong to gale force southerly over northern and
central waters and near the headlands of West Coast Vancouver Island
North on Friday.

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