Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 26 January 2015

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Wind northeasterly 5 to 15 knots becoming light near noon then becoming west 5 to 15 this evening. Wind becoming light late overnight.

A few showers beginning after midnight and ending Tuesday morning. Fog patches dissipating late this morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 26 January 2015
Wednesday Wind easterly 5 to 15 knots.
Thursday Wind easterly 10 to 20 knots becoming westerly 5 to 15 late in the day.
Friday Wind westerly 5 to 15 knots.

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Ice Conditions

There is no ice forecast issued for this area.


No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PST 26 January 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. PST today warm front located over Cape St. James
extending southwestward.
By 1:00 p.m. PST today warm front located over Hecate Strait
extending southwestward.

At 4:00 a.m. PST today low located west of Explorer.
By 9:30 p.m. PST tonight low 1002 mb located over Hecate Strait.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:45 AM PST 26 January 2015 A low pressure centre is approaching the offshore waters and will
move over Northern Explorer near noon. Strong to gale force
southeasterlies ahead of the low will develop late morning
And then shift to strong northwesterlies in its wake.

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