Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance
Issued 04:00 AM PST 24 February 2017
Today Tonight and Saturday
Wind light increasing to easterly 15 to 20 knots this morning then diminishing to easterly 10 to 15 near midnight. Wind diminishing to light late overnight then increasing to west 5 to 15 Saturday morning. Wind increasing to west 15 to 25 Saturday afternoon.
A few showers and chance of flurries ending this morning. A few showers and chance of flurries beginning Saturday evening.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 AM PST 24 February 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. PST today building high located west of Bowie.
At 4:00 a.m. PST today low 1017 mb located west of Tofino.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today low 1015 mb located south of Explorer.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:50 AM PST 24 February 2017 An area of high pressure will remain west of the offshore waters. An
low pressure center forming near Tofino will drift southwards through
today. A trough of low pressure will sweep down the North Coast late
Strong to gale force northeasterlies will continue this morning,
northwest of the Tofino low. Northern waters will see an increase to
strong to gale force northerly winds on Saturday morning. These winds
will spread southwards Saturday afternoon, keeping west of Vancouver
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