Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 30 March 2017

Tonight and Friday

Wind west 15 to 20 knots diminishing to west 5 to 15 after midnight then becoming light late Friday morning.

Rain beginning Friday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 30 March 2017
Saturday Wind east 5 to 15 knots becoming west 10 to 20 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind west 15 to 25 knots.
Monday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots.

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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 30 March 2017 Tonight and Friday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located over Cape Scott extending
By 11:00 p.m. PDT tonight ridge located over Port Hardy extending

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today frontal system located west of Bowie.
By 5:00 a.m. PDT Friday cold front located on a line north-south
over Langara.

By 11:00 a.m. PDT Friday weakening cold front located over Hecate

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:57 PM PDT 30 March 2017 A cold front approaching the offshore waters will lie over Bowie by
late this evening. Ahead of the front winds will rise to gale to
marginal storm force southeasterlies up to 50 knots over offshore,
northern, and central waters. Winds will shift to strong southwest
In the wake of the front.

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