Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 01 September 2015

Tonight and Wednesday

Wind westerly 10 to 20 knots.

Showers with a risk of thunderstorms.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 01 September 2015
Thursday Wind west 5 to 15 knots.
Friday Wind light increasing to west 15 to 25 knots late in the day.
Saturday Wind west 10 to 20 knots increasing to west 30 late in the day.

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Ice Conditions

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 1 September 2015 Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight low 998 mb located over Queen Charlotte
Sound.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday weakening low 1002 mb located over the
Central Coast.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday quasi-stationary trough located on a
line northwest-southeast over the North Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:17 PM PDT 1 September 2015 A low pressure centre over Queen Charlotte Sound this evening will
move eastwards to lie over the Central Coast overnight.

Strong to gale force west or northwest winds will continue over the
northern and central waters with increasing southerly winds over
southern waters as the low moves towards the Central Coast. Strong to
gale force westerly winds will develop tonight through Juan de Fuca
strait.

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