Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 30 November 2015

Tonight and Tuesday

Wind easterly 15 to 25 knots diminishing to southeast 5 to 15 late overnight then increasing to easterly 20 to 30 Tuesday morning. Wind diminishing to westerly 15 to 20 Tuesday evening.

Periods of rain ending Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 30 November 2015
Wednesday Wind southerly 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots diminishing to westerly 20 to 30.
Friday Wind westerly 15 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35 late in the day.

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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PST 30 November 2015 Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight frontal system located west of Haida Gwaii.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Tuesday departing frontal system located over
the North Coast.

At 1:00 a.m. PST Tuesday intensifying frontal system located
over Explorer.
By 7:00 p.m. PST Tuesday frontal system located over Vancouver

At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight weakening ridge located over BC interior.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:27 PM PST 30 November 2015 A north to south aligned front west of Haida Gwaii will move eastward
through the North Coast tonight. Gale to storm force southeasterlies
will prevail over most waters ahead of the front.

On Tuesday, another frontal system will move through the South Coast
bringing gale to storm force southeasterlies, while winds remain
mostly moderate to strong southerly over the north.

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