Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 25 January 2015

Tonight and Monday

Wind light becoming northeasterly 5 to 15 knots near midnight then becoming light near noon Monday. Wind becoming west 5 to 15 Monday evening.

Fog patches dissipating late Monday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 25 January 2015
Tuesday Wind easterly 5 to 15 knots increasing to westerly 15 to 25 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind easterly 5 to 15 knots.
Thursday Wind easterly 10 to 20 knots.

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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PST 25 January 2015 Tonight and Monday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight warm front located over Cape Scott
extending southwestward.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Monday warm front located over Hecate Strait
extending southwestward.

At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight low located southwest of Explorer.
By 9:30 p.m. PST Monday low 1002 mb located over Hecate Strait.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:27 PM PST 25 January 2015 A warm front over Queen Charlotte Sound will move over Cape Scott
overnight. Strong to gale force southerlies over West Vancouver
Island north will gradually ease over the next several hours.

The associated low centre is approaching Explorer and will move
Over Northern Explorer by early afternoon on Monday. Strong to gale
force southeasterlies ahead of the low will shift to strong
northwesterlies in its wake.

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