Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance


Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 30 June 2015

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Wind westerly 5 to 15 knots becoming light this evening then becoming westerly 15 Wednesday afternoon.

Fog patches dissipating this afternoon. Fog patches forming near midnight and dissipating near noon Wednesday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 30 June 2015
Thursday Wind west 10 knots increasing to west 25 to 35 late in the day.
Friday Wind west 10 knots increasing to west 15 to 25.
Saturday Wind west 10 knots increasing to west 10 to 20.

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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.


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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 30 June 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over Bowie.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday approaching low located west of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:09 AM PDT 30 June 2015 A ridge of high pressure offshore will continue to generate
widespread strong northwest winds over most marine regions today.
Gale force northwest winds west of Vancouver Island will spread to
Southern Explorer this afternoon. West to northwesterly winds over
the inner South Coast will strengthen to strong to gale force late
this afternoon.

An approaching low well offshore will spread southerly gales to Bowie
Wednesday afternoon.

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