Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 18 December 2014

Tonight and Friday

Wind easterly 5 to 15 knots becoming southwesterly 10 to 20 late this evening.

Rain changing to a few showers late overnight with risk of thunderstorms.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 18 December 2014
Saturday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots becoming westerly 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind westerly 25 to 35 knots.
Monday Wind west 15 knots.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PST 18 December 2014 Tonight and Friday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight departing frontal system located over
BC interior.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Friday trough located on a line northwest-southeast
over the offshore waters.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Friday departing trough located from Bowie to
the North Coast.

At 4:00 p.m. PST Friday approaching frontal system located west
of the offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:09 PM PST 18 December 2014 In the wake of a front, gale force southeasterlies over northern and
southern coastal waters will ease to moderate to strong southerlies
late this evening.

On Friday a trough of low pressure will track across northern waters.
Ahead of the trough, gale force southeasterlies over the offshore
waters will spread to the North Coast Friday morning. Winds will
shift to strong to gale force southwesterly in its wake.

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