Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 23 February 2017

Today Tonight and Friday

Wind light becoming westerly 5 to 15 knots this evening then becoming light late overnight. Wind increasing to easterly 15 to 20 Friday morning.

A few showers and chance of flurries beginning early this evening and ending Friday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 23 February 2017
Saturday Wind east 5 to 15 knots becoming west 5 to 15 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind east 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light late in the day.
Monday Wind light becoming west 5 to 15 knots late in the day.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PST 23 February 2017 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:30 a.m. PST today building high located west of Bowie.

At 7:00 p.m. PST tonight deepening trough located over the
Mainland Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:24 AM PST 23 February 2017 An area of high pressure will slowly build west of the offshore
waters through the period. A trough of low pressure will develop
along the mainland coast later today and deepen overnight with a low
pressure center forming west of Tofino by early Friday morning. The
low will drift southwards during the day on Friday.

A short period of strong to gale force outflow winds will occur along
the North Coast tonight and the Central Coast Friday morning. Strong
to gale force northerly winds will also occur over the offshore
waters overnight and Friday.

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