Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 04 August 2015

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Wind light increasing to west 15 to 20 knots early this afternoon then diminishing to west 5 to 15 near midnight. Wind increasing to west 15 to 20 Wednesday afternoon.

Periods of rain beginning near noon Wednesday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 04 August 2015
Thursday Wind west 5 to 15 knots increasing to west 15 to 25 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind west 10 to 15 knots increasing to west 15 to 25 late in the day.
Saturday Wind light increasing to west 15 to 25 knots late in the day.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 4 August 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today ridge located west of the offshore waters.
By 10:30 a.m. PDT Wednesday ridge located over Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:20 AM PDT 4 August 2015 A ridge of high pressure offshore will give strong to gale force
westerlies through Juan de Fuca Strait this afternoon. These winds
will gradually ease overnight.

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