Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 09 February 2016

Tonight and Wednesday

Wind light.

Periods of rain beginning Wednesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 09 February 2016
Thursday Wind easterly 5 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 15 to 25 late in the day.
Friday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots becoming southeast 10 to 20.
Saturday Wind southwest 20 knots backing to southeast 10 to 20 late in the day.

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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PST 9 February 2016 Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight low 970 mb located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Wednesday low 970 mb located over the Gulf
of Alaska.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Wednesday low 980 mb located west of Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Wednesday low 978 mb located west of Bowie.

At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight quasi-stationary ridge located over
BC interior.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:25 PM PST 9 February 2016 A 970 millibar low will track west of Bowie tonight. Gale force
easterly or southeasterly winds over the northern and central waters
will ease tonight as the low moves away. Southeast gales will
redevelop over most waters Wednesday morning as another low tracks
west of the offshore waters.

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