Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 18 January 2017

Tonight and Thursday

Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light near noon Thursday.

Periods of rain.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 18 January 2017
Friday Wind easterly 20 to 30 knots.
Saturday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots.
Sunday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots.

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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.


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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PST 18 January 2017 Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 p.m. PST today low 969 mb located over northern Bowie.
By 9:30 p.m. PST tonight departing low located over the Alaska

At 4:00 p.m. PST today trough located near Cape Scott.
By 7:00 p.m. PST tonight weakening trough located over the Central

At 4:00 a.m. PST Thursday approaching ridge located over the
offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:01 PM PST 18 January 2017 A low pressure centre over Northern Bowie will depart northward this
evening. Gale force southerlies over the outer northern waters will
ease to strong westerlies this evening.

A trough of low pressure just north of Cape Scott will maintain gale
force southerly winds across the northern parts of Vancouver Island.
The trough will move into the Central Coast early this evening
bringing brief easterly gales followed quickly by southerly gales.
These winds will ease to strong winds later tonight as the trough

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