Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 10 February 2016

Tonight and Thursday

Wind variable 5 to 15 knots becoming east 10 to 20 late overnight.

Periods of rain ending early this evening. Rain beginning Thursday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 10 February 2016
Friday Wind easterly 15 to 25 knots becoming westerly 15 to 25 late in the day.
Saturday Wind westerly 15 to 25 knots becoming easterly 15 to 25 late in the day.
Sunday Wind easterly 20 to 30 knots becoming westerly 15 to 25.

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Ice Conditions

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PST 10 February 2016 Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 p.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
interior.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Thursday low 990 mb located west of Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Thursday low 982 mb located west of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:50 PM PST 10 February 2016 Near gale to gale force southerly winds will persist for most of the
northern waters tonight.

Widespread southeast gales will redevelop Thursday morning over the
outer waters as a frontal system arrives. By Thursday evening the
frontal system will lie through Hecate Strait and the headlands
giving near storm force southeasterly winds.

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