Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 01 July 2016

Tonight and Saturday

Wind light increasing to west 10 to 15 knots early Saturday morning and to west 15 to 20 early Saturday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 01 July 2016
Sunday Wind west 10 to 20 knots increasing to westerly 20 to 30 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind west 10 to 20 knots increasing to westerly 20 to 30 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind west 10 to 15 knots increasing to west 15 to 25 late in the day.

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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 9:30 PM PDT 1 July 2016 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight weakening low 1003 mb located north
of Bowie.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight deepening low 1007 mb located west of
the offshore waters.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Saturday deepening low 1005 mb located over
northern Explorer.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:28 PM PDT 1 July 2016 A 1005 MB low located west of the offshore waters will approach
Northern Explorer overnight then track across Haida Gwaii Saturday.

Ahead of the low, strong to gale force southeasterlies are expected
over Hecate Strait, the Central Coast, and Northwest Vancouver Island
early Saturday morning. In its wake, gale force northwesterlies are
expected over Bowie and west coast Haida Gwaii Saturday morning.

A ridge of high pressure located over Explorer will produce gale
force westerlies through central and eastern sections of Juan de Fuca
strait this afternoon.

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