Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance
Issued 09:30 PM PST 05 December 2016
Tonight and Tuesday
Wind light increasing to northeast 15 to 25 knots late overnight then diminishing to northeast 10 to 15 early Tuesday morning. Wind veering to east 15 to 20 Tuesday evening.
A few showers ending late overnight.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 9:30 PM PST 5 December 2016 Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight low located over southern Vancouver Island.
At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight quasi-stationary ridge located over
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:18 PM PST 5 December 2016 A quasi-stationary ridge of high pressure over the BC Interior in
combination with a low pressure system over the Southern BC waters
will produce gale force outflow winds through the mainland inlets.
Cold temperatures from the strong Arctic outflow winds will give a
risk of moderate freezing spray through the mainland inlets tonight
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