Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 25 May 2017

Today Tonight and Friday.

Wind light becoming easterly 5 to 15 knots this morning then becoming west 15 late this afternoon. Wind diminishing to light near midnight then becoming west 15 Friday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 25 May 2017
Saturday Wind easterly 5 to 15 knots increasing to westerly 15 to 25 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind light increasing to westerly 20 to 30 knots late in the day.
Monday Wind light increasing to westerly 20 to 30 knots.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 25 May 2017 Today Tonight and Friday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today high 1035 mb located at 48N 145W.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Friday high 1026 mb located 360 miles west of
Queen Charlotte Sound.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge from high located
over northwestern Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:57 AM PDT 25 May 2017 A strong ridge of high pressure will remain stalled in a northeast
To southwest line just off Northwestern Bowie and will slowly weaken
through the period.

Strong to gale force northwesterly winds will continue today off the
west coast of Vancouver Island and over most central and northern
waters. Winds will ease to strong tonight as the ridge weakens.

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