Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 27 February 2017

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Wind light increasing to westerly 15 to 25 knots near noon then diminishing to light this evening. Wind increasing to west 10 to 15 early Tuesday morning and to southwest 15 to 25 Tuesday afternoon.

Showers and flurries ending late this afternoon. A few showers beginning Tuesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 27 February 2017
Wednesday Wind westerly 25 knots backing to southerly 10 to 20 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind southerly 20 to 30 knots.
Friday Wind southwest 25 knots.

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Ice Conditions

There is no ice forecast issued for this area.

Warnings

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PST 27 February 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:30 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located west of
the offshore waters.

At 10:30 a.m. PST today trough from low located from the Washington
Coast to the North Coast.
By 9:30 p.m. PST tonight trough located from the West Entrance of
Juan de Fuca Strait to the Central Coast.

At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight trough from low located from the Gulf of
Alaska to Haida Gwaii.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Tuesday trough from low located from the Gulf of
Alaska to BC interior.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:16 AM PST 27 February 2017 A ridge of high pressure will remain west of the offshore waters.
A trough of low pressure along the BC coast will weaken
Tonight. Another trough will develop from the Gulf of Alaska to Haida
Gwaii overnight. The trough will move into the BC Interior Tuesday
afternoon.

Strong to gale force northwesterly winds over the offshore waters
will spread to the northern and central waters and to the west coast
of Vancouver Island today.

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