Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 18 January 2017

Tonight and Thursday

Wind southerly 15 to 25 knots veering to southwest 10 to 20 near noon Thursday then backing to southeast 15 to 25 Thursday evening.

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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Ice Conditions

There is no ice forecast issued for this area.

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Synopsis

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
panhandle.

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
Coast.

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
weakens.

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