Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 31 January 2015

Today Tonight and Sunday

Wind easterly 10 to 15 knots increasing to easterly 15 to 20 this morning and to easterly 20 to 25 this evening. Wind diminishing to easterly 10 to 20 overnight then becoming westerly 15 to 25 near noon Sunday.

Rain beginning early this evening and ending Sunday afternoon. Fog patches dissipating early this afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 31 January 2015
Monday Wind easterly 10 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to 20 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots.
Wednesday Wind east 15 knots increasing to east 25 late in the day.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PST 31 January 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. PST today frontal system located off the offshore
waters.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Sunday frontal system located on a line
northwest-southeast over Queen Charlotte Sound.

At 4:00 a.m. PST today building ridge located over northern BC
interior.

At noon PST Sunday low 1004 mb located over southern Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:48 AM PST 31 January 2015 An approaching Pacific frontal system will move across the offshore
waters today ending up along the coast by early Sunday morning.
Ahead of the system, strong to gale force southeasterlies
Will develop over the offshore waters this morning and then elsewhere
over central and northern waters by this evening. In addition,
northeasterly outflow winds will increase to gale force this morning
near Portland Inlet.

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