Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 31 May 2016

Tonight and Wednesday

Wind westerly 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light late overnight then increasing to westerly 10 to 15 early Wednesday afternoon. Wind increasing to southerly 15 to 20 early Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 31 May 2016
Thursday Wind westerly 15 to 25 knots diminishing to westerly 5 to 15 in the morning.
Friday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots.
Saturday Wind easterly 5 to 15 knots.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 31 May 2016 Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight weakening frontal system located over
Queen Charlotte Sound.

At 2:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday frontal system located off the offshore
waters.
By 11:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday frontal system located over western
Queen Charlotte Sound.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:32 PM PDT 31 May 2016 Strong to gale force southeast winds over Northern Hecate Strait and
Dixon Entrance East will ease overnight as a front over Haida Gwaii
weakens.

The next frontal system will move into the offshore waters Wednesday
afternoon. Strong to gale force southeast winds will spread across
central waters in the evening as the front approaches.

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