Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance
Issued 04:00 AM PST 12 February 2016
Today Tonight and Saturday
Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots veering to southwest 10 to 20 early this morning then backing to south 20 Saturday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 20 to 30 Saturday afternoon then becoming southwest 20 Saturday evening.
Periods of rain.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
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Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 10:30 AM PST 12 February 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. PST Saturday frontal system located west of Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Saturday frontal system located over the Mainland
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:14 AM PST 12 February 2016 An approaching frontal system will spread gale to storm force
southeasterly winds to the offshore waters, north and Central Coast,
and west coast of Vancouver Island Saturday morning. Gale force
southeasterly winds will spread to northern sections of the Strait of
Georgia late Saturday afternoon. The frontal system will move onto
the mainland coast by Saturday evening. Westerly gales behind the
frontal system will ease Saturday evening.
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- Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance
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